Ballads of the Hard Hills and other Poems.
First edition. Scarce volume of self-published poetry by a retired schoolteacher and native of Sandy Creek, New York who removed to a farm in Gilboa, New York and became the Town historian. “It is her farm experience, her love of the country and its people, their legends, hard lives, courage, and fortitude that form the basis of many of her poems” — from the book’s advertisement circular, inscribed and autographed by the author, laid in.
Description: Ballads of the Hard Hills and other Poems.
Philadelphia: Dorrance & Co., (1969). 109 pages. Original cloth. Two tape shadows to front endpapers. Very good in a good dust jacket.