MURPHY, George Henry. Wood, Hay and Stubble. (Antigonish, Nova Scotia : "Printed in Canada [by the] Casket Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd.", 1956). First Edition. Pp. (8),-143,(1). 8vo, green cloth, black lettering to spine.
George Henry Murphy, M.D., C.M., F.R.C.S., F.A.C.S. (b. 1875, Ohio, Antigonish County - d. 1957).
Although the author "...disclaims any suggestion of autobiography in this text...", his stories are based on many of the people and experiences in his life, describing what rural life was like for many of the pioneers who settled in Nova Scotia.
Contents: Foreword by M.M. Coady; Introduction; 1. Beginnings; 2. Acquiring Land; 3. Chopping and Planting; 4. Being Born; 5. Agrowing; 6. Getting Educated; 7. A Day At School; 8. Making A Living; 9. Specialties and Economics; 10. The Frolic.