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A book of Country Things
A book of Country Things
Author: Walter Needham, Barrows Mussey
Just as if the old woodcuts had come to life, Walter Needham's reminiscences about his Grandpa show with black-and-white honesty and simplicity the country things and ways he knew and followed. These endured throughout the United States for more then a century - then sort of faded away in a dazzle of chrome and neon. — To Grandpa, the candle mol...  more »
ISBN: 26848
Pages: 166

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Publisher: Stephen Greene Press; 1st edition (1965)
Book Type: Hardcover
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For those of us who yearn for simpler times, this is a book that reminds us how difficult the simpler things could be. Dictated from the memoirs of Walter Needham's grandfather, it gives brief and colorful descriptions of carpentry, farming, animal husbandry and domestic sciences, and is an accurate picture of life in New England in the 1800s.