The Californian, Vol. 2

The Californian, Vol. 2 : Illustrated Magazine; June to November, 1892 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Californian, Vol. 2: Illustrated Magazine; June to November, 1892 We meet women coming in to the town market riding on small donkeys which are so ladm with vegetables bulging out on either side that it is rather diflicult to pass and we must crowd into a doorway. The 141t or women who sell milk excite our curiosity. They sit by the roadside and knit while they deal out in small portions rather blue-looking milk to any who are fortunate enough to be able to afl'ord it for milk is an expen sive beverage here, where cows are kept in the stables from one year's end to the other, brought up and fed by hand, as it were. Wine is much cheaper than milk, and many a little one in these parts is fed upon diluted wine (from its infancy) instead of wholesome nourishing milk. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 874 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 44mm | 1,143g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 1112 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243108877
  • 9780243108879