Minneapolis, MN. Northrup, Braslan, Goodwin Co., 1895.
Hardcover book 7 1/4 x 5 inches; 128 pp plus 2 pp Index and 4 pp of farm product advertising. Numerous black and white illustrations. Topics covered are those enumerated in the book's title. The publishers, Northrup, Braslan, Goodwin Co., claim, in an advertisement at rear, to be "the largest firm of Growers and Dealers in Seeds in the West." The author, Thomas Shaw, a Professor at the University of Minnesota, writes in the book's "Prefatory Note:" the Author's aim was to render it helpful to the farmers of this Republic, and more especially to those located in the newer sections thereof, where experience in growing many valuable farm products is as yet very limited, and in some instances entirely wanting." The book is in very good condition with attractive black and white illustrations. Item #52570