1964 1st edition "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.
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...