Old Wives' Lore: A Book of Old-Fashioned Tips & Remedies (Paperback)Polly Bloom (author)
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Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 181 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 15 mm
"Illuminating the historical background to many old tales, it offers much wisdom wrapped up within a light and entertaining package." --Good Book Guide
"Eccentric but informative . . . this light-hearted book of old-fashioned tips and remedies suggests that traditional cures are sometimes best." --Discover Your History
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This book of Old Wives' Lore is a wonderful read, not to mention beautifully presented. As a young wife myself I was pleasantly surprised to see that the counsel of my forebears was still quite relevant in my... More
“Makes a great gift!”
This is a fabulous book full of fascinating facts and old-fashioned remedies that can be made easily and cheaply at home. While some of the old wives' tales may be less favourable today, e.g. a pauper's cure... More
Useful and curious ways to treat remedies! Not sure I'm brave enough to try all of them, are you?!
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