Old Wives' Lore: A Book Of Old-Fashioned Tips And Remedies

Old Wives' Lore: A Book Of Old-Fashioned Tips And Remedies by Polly Bloom
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ISBN
9781782435174
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
224
Dimensions
120 x 190mm
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A treasure trove of age-old customs and time-honoured advice, as well as intriguing old wives’ tales.

A combination of folklore and traditional advice, this book illuminates the history behind female wisdom from yesteryear and includes:

*A brief history of old wives’ lore
*Remedies for health and well-being
*Practical guidance for home and garden
*Tips on predicting the weather
*Eccentric cures for a range of problems

Revealing that a great deal of old wives' lore does have its practical merits, but also how a lot of tales are not to be relied upon, this fascinating compendium of tips and tricks shows how sometimes old advice is still the best.
ISBN:
9781782435174
Publication Date:
01 / 07 / 2016
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
120 x 190mm

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