Item #23535 The Southern Homeseeker and Investors Guide, Five Issues, 1912-1916. Norfolk, Western Railway.
The Southern Homeseeker and Investors Guide, Five Issues, 1912-1916
The Southern Homeseeker and Investors Guide, Five Issues, 1912-1916
The Southern Homeseeker and Investors Guide, Five Issues, 1912-1916
The Southern Homeseeker and Investors Guide, Five Issues, 1912-1916

The Southern Homeseeker and Investors Guide, Five Issues, 1912-1916

Roanoke, VA: Agricultural & Industrial Department, Norfolk & Western Railway, 1912-1916.

Softcover. Good. The Southern Homeseeker and Investor's Guide was published quarterly by the Norfolk & Western Railway from 1909 to 1918. Each 11.5" x 8.25" issue has an attractive color-illustrated cover and contains 40 pages of articles and advertisements relating to agricultural prospects and investment opportunities in the area served by the Norfolk and Western Railway. Most relates to Virginia, but there is also content on North Carolina and West Virginia and occasional reference to states further afield. Articles cover topics such as fruit growing, wheat farming, dairying, success stories about specific farms, advice for prospective settlers, higher education in Virginia, what bankers' associations are doing to help farmers, boys' and girls' agricultural clubs, etc. This grouping includes Volume IV, Number 2 (June 1912), Volume IV, Number 3 (Sept. 1912), Volume IV, Number 4 (Dec. 1912), Volume V, Number 3 (Sept. 1913), and Volume VIII, Number 1 (March 1916).  Condition ranges from good to very good, with varying degrees of chipping, tears, creasing, and general handling wear, and a few detached wrappers. Internally all are very good. OCLC lists holdings of this periodical at only 6 institutions.

Item #23535

Price: $225.00