San Francisco: N.J. Stone Company, 1899. First Edition. Large octavo (23.5cm.); publisher's dark maroon pictorial cloth stamped in black and gilt, marbled endpapers; vi,7-662pp. Light shelf wear, spine cloth a shade sunned, textblock slightly toned, else a Very Good or better, quite brilliant copy overall. A businessman's manual for the modern farmer, with special emphasis on the cooperative movement, the final section devoted entirely to cooperative fruit marketing societies in California.