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Old Wives' Lore: A Book of Old-fashioned Tips & Remedies
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Michael O''Mara Books
Publication date November 1, 2016
Pages 224
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781782435174
ISBN-10 1782435174
Dimensions 0 by 5 by 8 in.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $12.95
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A combination of folklore and traditional advice, Old Wives' Lore 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, and 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.


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Hardcover
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from Michael O''Mara Books (June 1, 2014)
9781782431473 | details & prices | 224 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.82 lbs | List price $16.95
About: Handed down through the ages, a treasure trove of seasoned advice and eccentric cures for a huge range of problems A combination of folklore and time-honored advice, this book illuminates the history behind female wisdom from yesteryear.
Paperback
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from Michael O''Mara Books (November 1, 2016); titled "Old Wives' Lore: A Book of Old-fashioned Tips & Remedies"
9781782435174 | details & prices | 224 pages | List price $12.95
About: A combination of folklore and traditional advice, Old Wives' Lore 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, and eccentric cures for a range of problems.

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