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1964 "First Edition" stated; author: Ethel Sabin Smith; full title: "A Furrow Deep and True, Incidents and perspectives from life on a Wisconsin farm in the 1890's"; W.W. Norton & Company publishers, New York; hardbound in green decorative boards with gilt lettering on spine; very good condition with unmarked pages and no foxing; dust jacket has minor edge issues, but not bad - see pics.


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Ethel Sabin Smith has written a warm and affectionate memoir of her childhood on a Wisconsin farm during the last decades of the nineteenth century.  She was an active, imaginative little girl, and hers was a world of fields and farmhouses, white clapboard churches and one-room country schools.  That world was only as wide as a buggy ride, and its special pleasures were Chautauqua lectures and Decoration Day parades.


But Mrs. Smith describes much more than the everyday events of her childhood.  She weaves a colorful tapestry of the way of life and the values that were typical in the Middle West of many years ago...

A FURROW DEEP AND TRUE, Incidents and perspectives from life on a Wisconsin farm

SKU: BS62y
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