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Prospects for cotton cultivation in California  

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Report on the Physical and Agricultural Features of the State of California with a discussion of the present and future of cotton production in the state. Also, remarks on cotton culture in New Mexico, Utah, Arizona, and Mexico

Hilgard, Eugene Woldemar

San Francisco

Pacific Rural Press



ix, [1], 138 pp With 2 folding lithographed maps, 1 printed in color. (4to) 29.6x22.7 cm (11¾x9"), cloth.

Report to the Superintendent of Census evidently first published as part of a larger volume, with the present issue a separate publication issued by the Pacific Rural Press. The second map is not called for in the table of contents and was evidently added  by the Pacific Rural Press to their publication of the text. The maps are:

  • Agricultural map of California compiled from many sources by R.H. Loughridge, Ph.D. Color lithograph. 36.5x27 cm.
  • Map of California and Nevada, Drawn and Compiled by Geo. H. Baker for Dewey and Co., Publishers of the Mining & Scientific Press. Lithograph. 46.7x39.5 cm. (4" closed tear into map).

Lot Amendments

Some rubbing and wear to covers, bookplate of Joseph M. Gleason, very good.

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