Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture 1895.
Washington, CA: Government Printing Office, 1896. 8vo. 656 pp. Corners and spine ends bumped and worn. Rubbing to covers, edges of covers. Joints worn, leather torn at joints. Damp staining to covers, book is lightly rolled. Leather spine chipped. Scratching to covers. Former owners name to fep. Pages are very nice and clean, interior is very clean, binding tight. Marbled end pages and fore-edge. 8 large plates throughout including 'View of Exhibit of U.S. Weather Bureau at Atlanta Exposition' and 'Cocoanut grove near Palm Beach Florida showing effects of freeze'. Many finely detailed illustrations throughout including 'Furrow system of irrigating and orchard in California', 'Baltimore Oriole', and 'Pineapple plantation near West Palm Beach, Florida'. Very Good Half leather (Item ID: 61404)
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