New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc., 1962. First edition eighth printing. Original Cloth. Octavo, pp. 108, illustrations by the author. Author discovered a diary from 1805 from which he recreated this authentic portrayal. Excellent portrait of life on an American farm in the early 19th century with hundreds of instructive illustrations of tools, building materials, in the style of how things work. Signed by the author with a unique illustration on front endpaper. Very Good in Good, Mylar covered DJ. Item #19646
Beautiful copy of first edition. A great read! Depicts a time when you related totally to your environment, for the simple reason that you either build it, harvested it or bartered for it!