Very Good-in Good+ dust jacket. 0670654833; Binding is clean, sound and unworn save for lightly bumped upper fore corners. Author's signature on ffep. Contents are almost as new. Price-clipped DJ's spine has faded from light tan to light blue but lettering is clear. Minor wear on the clean DJ.; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on ffep. 9" Tall, 293pp. Yellowish-brown boards, white cloth spine, bright gold spine lettering. HISTORY. "In this moving and enlightening book, Juster brings this period of our history alive with a rich sampling of articles, letters, poems, and essays written by and for rural women In the popular books and magazines of the day, as well as with his own insightful commentary. The extracts provide a wealth of detail about the daily life of country women and girls. This is not simply a picture of rural women a hundred years ago. It is, rather, a fascinating exploration of the lives and thought of these women through three decades of great social change. " Bibliography. Scores of small b/w reproductions of pictures from magazines from that time plus 32 full pages of b/w photos & drawings.