NY: Revell, (1913). First Edition. 8vo, pp. 192. "Book Sale" stamp and former owner's contemporary inscription on the end paper, o/w a very good copy. Scarce. Item #54333
"Author humorist and popularizer of woman's rights and temperance doctrines"[NAW] was widely read as Josiah Allen's Wife. Her 20 humorous works, written in dialect belong to the tradition of Yankee humor established before the Civil War. Holley however, took the convention a step further to present a rustic philosopher who was a woman and who had strong opinions supporting woman's rights and temperance.