Rural Affairs: A Practical and Copiously Illustrated Register of Rural Economy and Rural Taste, Including Country Dwellings, Improving and Planting Grounds, Fruit and Flowers, Domestic Animals, and All Farm and Garden Processes. Vol. VIII.

By: Thomas, J. J.

Price: $37.50

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Book Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt decoration on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4." 344 pages, complete. 441 black and white illustrations, complete. Former ownership inscription written in black ink and dated 1900 on the blank verso of the half-title. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. Volume VIII of Rural Affairs. This book contains a variety of topics related to rural living and offers instructions and advice on how to live a rural lifestyle. The following topics are covered in this volume: "Ice Gathering and Ice-Houses," "Ornamental Planting," "Barn Building," "Sketches and Portraits of Fruit," "Practical Ventilation," "Forest Trees and How to Raise Them," "Improvement in Domestic Animals," "Beneficial Insects," "Hedges and Fences," "Fungi Injurious to Farmers," "Farm Book-Keeping," "Sweet Potato Culture for Profit," "Strawberries and Raspberries," "Flowers and Gardening," "Poultry Keeping," "Fruit Culture," "Suggestions in Rural and Domestic Economy," "Miscellaneous Papers," and "The Farmer's Register of Dealers in Live Stock, Seeds, Plants, Implements, Fertilizers, &c."

Title: Rural Affairs: A Practical and Copiously Illustrated Register of Rural Economy and Rural Taste, Including Country Dwellings, Improving and Planting Grounds, Fruit and Flowers, Domestic Animals, and All Farm and Garden Processes. Vol. VIII.

Author Name: Thomas, J. J.

Categories: Literature, Western Americana, Farming,

Publisher: Albany, NY, Luther Tucker and Son: 1878

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 021219

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