Book Details + Condition: Scarce first edition from 1878 and 1879 of THE AMERICAN AGRICULTURIST. FOR THE FARM, GARDEN, AND HOUSEHOLD. Volumes 37 and 38, containing 24 original issues. THE AMERICAN AGRICULTURIST was a compilation of a number of popular 19th-century agricultural publications in one source, for a span of 60 years beginning in 1842. Large and heavy book, measuring 12.75" x 10". Heavily illustrated (nearly every page). In very good condition: tight binding; bumped and rubbed corners and edges; light shelfwear to boards; text is clean and unmarked. Contents include: apple harvesting, butchering on the farm, techniques in salting meat, treating animal diseases, horse care, birds and fruit, caring for bees, soap making, dowsing for water, barn building, how to gain physical strength, homeopathic plants and natural medicines. Please see our other listings for more bound original first editions of AMERICAN AGRICULTURIST issues.