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DO'S AND DON'TS OF YESTERYEAR: A TREASURY OF EARLY AMERICAN FOLK WISDOM

Sloane, Eric

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ISBN 10: 0486455947 / ISBN 13: 9780486455945
Published by Dover Publications [2014], Mineola NY, 2014
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Unabridged reproduction of two works: Sloan’s /Dos/ and his /Don’ts./. Bookseller Inventory # 04057

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Title: DO'S AND DON'TS OF YESTERYEAR: A TREASURY OF...

Publisher: Dover Publications [2014], Mineola NY

Publication Date: 2014

Binding: Hardcover

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A delightful mixture of early American know-how and good old-fashioned gentility, Eric Sloane's Do's and Don'ts captures the spirit of bygone America in words and pictures. Combining two of the beloved folk historian's nostalgic how-to guides, this collection offers vintage, homespun advice that recalls "the joy of doing things not just the old-fashioned way, but plainly the right way."
A shining historical gem, this little book of American lore recalls a more kindly, less hurried time. Lovingly gathered by "Mr. Americana" himself from colonial-era almanacs and diaries, hundreds of brief reflections spread time-honored wisdom on everything from curing hiccups, lighting a proper fire, and mending clothing and furniture, to predicting the weather, making soap, and getting rid of ants, bees, swallows — and boring houseguests. Sloane's evocative drawings add the perfect finishing touch.

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The books of Eric Sloane celebrate the time-honored traditions of early America and remind us of the ties that forever bind us to them. A prolific artist, Sloane created nearly 15,000 paintings and drawings over his lifetime, many of which enhance his delightful books of bygone days.

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