Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle Hardcover 1907 Charles Scribner's Sons


Title: Customs and Fashions in Old New England

Author: Alice Morse Earle

Description: Gray cloth boards with illustrated paste-on title on front cover. Part of the paper label on the spine is missing. Boards rubbed; a few spots of soiling on rear board. Brief gift inscription on flyleaf.

An detailed view of social life and manners in New England, including the Puritan era, primarily the later 1600's and 1700's. Chapters: Child Life; Courtship and Marriage Customs; Domestic Service; Home Interiors; Table Plenishings; Supplies of the Larder; Old Colonial Drinks and Drinkers; Travel, Tavern, and Turnpike; Holidays and Festivals; Sports and Diversions; Books and Book-Makers; Artifices and Handsomeness; Raiment and Vesture; Doctors and Patients; Funeral and Burial Customs.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good+

Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons

Place: New York

Year: 1907

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 7.5" x 5".

Pages: 387 pp.

Keywords: seventeeth century, eighteenth century, America, American, customs,

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