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A TRUTHFUL ELUCIDATION

OF

The Attractions of the Country,

AND

A CAREFUL CONSIDERATION OF THE

Question of Profit and Loss as involved in

Amateur Farming,

WITH MUCH

VALUABLE ADVICE AND INSTRUCTION TO THOSE ABOUT

PURCHASING LARGE OR SMALL PLACES

IN THE RURAL DISTRICTS.

NEW AND ENLARGED EDITION.

BY

'GAME

19

ROBERT BARNWELL ROOSEVELT,
AUTHOR OF

OF NORTH AMERICA, SUPERIOR FISHING,"
FLORIDA AND THE GAME WATER BIRDS, PROGRESSIVE PETTICOATS,"

FISH HATCHING AND FISH CATCHING," ETC.

FISH

NEW YORK:
0. JUDD CO. DAVID W. JUDD, PRES.

751 BROADWAY.

1885.

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1885, by the

0. JUDD COMPANY, In the Office of the Librarian Congress at Washington.

630.19

K 677

TO

THE WRITERS OF BOOKS

ON

FARMING, GARDENING, HORTICULTURE, AGRICUL

TURE, AND FLORICULTURE,

THIS WORK IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED,

AS AN EVIDENCE

OF WHAT CAN BE DONE AND WHAT WONDERFUL RESULTS CAN BE PRODUCED BY A CAREFUL STUDY OF THEIR DIRECTIONS AND STRICT OBE

DIENCE TO THEIR RULES;

AND

AS A SLIGHT TESTIMONIAL TO THE ACCURACY, LUCIDITY, AND PRACTICABILITY OF THE ADVICE WHICH THEY

GIVE AND THE EXPERIENCES THEY DESCRIBE;

IN THE SINCERE HOPE THAT THEY WILL NEVER WEARY OF COMPOSING BOOKS EQUALLY TRUTHFUL, TRUSTWORTHY,

AND INTERESTING.

THE AUTHOR.

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