Antique Illustrated Book the Peoples Farm and Stock Cyclopedia by Waldo F Brown C1884
Item number: L9M9jRKklME 150
Antique book "The Peoples Farm and Stock Cyclopedia" by Waldo F. Brown, copyright 1884.
Embracing comprehensive and practical treatises on farm topics of every description, including farm management; fencing; farm drainage; fertilizers; the soil, and its improvement; grasses; corn; wheat; miscellaneous crops of every description; root crops; fruit on the far; gardening; insects; timber growing; farm homes and surroundings; small farms for poor men; handy things about the farm, etc.
To which is added a complete volume on farm stock in all its departments, including the breeding, care, and management of horses, cattle, hogs, sheep, poultry, bees, etc.; food for animals; barns and barn-yards; the diseases of horses and live stock; with numerous appendixes invaluable for reference in all departments of agriculture life.
Two volumes in one.
Illustrated with nearly 300 engravings and diagrams.
Condition: beautiful blue black and gilded embossed cover and spine, first engraving next to title page is coming loose, minor tears along page edges, sketch on transparent paper on page 436, spine separating from binding, last 2 blank pages completely separated, nice clean pages. Great informational book for homesteading.