Sacramento: State Office, J. D. Young, Supt. State Printing, 1890. First edition. Hardbound. Original black cloth with gilt spine title, octavo (6 x 9.5 inches), 522 pp. . Many illustrations, including 4 chromolithograph plates, other engraved plates and illustrations in the text. Errata slip pasted to contents page, Covers somewhat mottled, some fraying to spine ends, contents fine and overall near very good. Item #23554
Items of interest include an extensive articles on the Mission olive and olive oil manufacture, beneficial and injurious insects, and Fruit Culture in Foreign Countries.