The Californian Wheat Industry. Sydney, New South Wales Department of Agriculture publication. Australia, N. A. Cobb.

The Californian Wheat Industry. Sydney, New South Wales Department of Agriculture publication.

Sydney: William Applegate Gullick, 1901. Signed presentation copy, to Charles A. Clough, compliments of N. A. Cobb. Dr. Cobb was one of the first to be appointed to the New South Wales Department of Agriculture, as Government Vegetable Pathologist, where he investigated parasitic diseases of plants and farm stock. He later was appointed to the Hawaiian Sugar Planter's Association Experiment Station in Honolulu, having researched diseases of sugar cane. The publication includes many b&w printed photographic images of mechanical harvesters in the field, with the parts numbered, and identified in captions, as well as horse powered combined harvesters. Tall 8vo, 32pp, b&w ills, printed b&w photographic and b&w line drawings. Pink paper wrappers, titles printed in black. Front wrapper only slightly toned at margins; small attached chip at upper corner rear wrapper. Miscellaneous Publication, No. 519. Very good condition. Item #21334

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