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.
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Place: New York
Size: 7.5" x 5".
Pages: 387 pp.
Keywords: seventeeth century, eighteenth century, America, American, customs,
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