First Edition. W. H. D. Koerner dustjacket art. Mid-Western set novel of a woman who loses her husband and whose child becomes the man of the house. Basis for the 1925 Hugo Balin directed silent film titled the Prairie Wife, starring Dorothy Devore, Herbert Rawlinson and Boris Karloff in a small role. Very Good, lacks front free endpaper, small bookplate at inside cover, in Very Good dustjacket, some small chips and short closed tears.