Pacific Rural Press and California Fruit Bulletin. Vol. L. No. 2. July 13, 1895.

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Original publisher's black and white wrapper with two reprinted black and white photographs showing a group of "Oakland cyclers halted on the road to Lake Tahoe" and a scene "in the Mendocino redwoods." 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 17-32, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact but loose. Some chipping at the spine. The Pacific Rural Press was a major agricultural journal that was published between the mid-nineteenth century and early twentieth century. Many of the articles give information and advice on the different parts of the agricultural industry. The following are some of the articles and features in this issue: "'On the Road'" [about scenic places in California and travelers], "A New Raisin Proposition," "Forest Waste in America," "Preserving the Forests," "Horticulture: What a Redlands Man Thinks of the Future; The Cicada in the Orchard; A Sonoma County Olive Mill," "The Poultry Yard: Mid-Summer in the Poultry Yard; Goose Farming," "The Swine Yard: Wheat for Pork Marking; How to Feed and Manage Pigs up to Six Months Old," "The Apiary: Converting Old Comb for a New Hive," "Sheep and Wool: Buying Rams; Shearing in Montana; Sheep of the World," "The Dairy: Work of the Dairy Bureau; Poisonous Cheese; Cause for Kicking; How to Air a Milk-Room," "The Field: Washing Out Alkali; Hints on Small Reservoirs," "Track and Farm: The Latest Sulky; Injury to Horses' Eyes," "Patrons of Husbandry: The Oregon State Grange; Grange Celebration," "The Home Circle: Manners for Boys," "Domestic Economy: Hints to Housekeepers; Domestic Hints [recipes]," "Dimensions of the Universe," and "Horseless Road Carriages."