Word to the Wise: Traditional Advice and Old Country Ways-9781910821114

Word to the Wise: Traditional Advice and Old Country Ways

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By: Binney, Ruth
Format: Hardback
Published By: Rydon Publishing
Date of Publication: 20/10/2016
Pagination: 224 pages, Black and White illustrations
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9781910821114
Readership: General (US: Trade)
Dimensions in mm: 147 x 185 x 20
Weight in grams: 360
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Description: This fascinating compilation of accumulated wisdom includes traditional sayings and superstitions to explain whether, and why, they still work today. With advice on the practical necessities of cooking, gardening, housekeeping and health, as well as proverbial wisdom concerning good behaviour for children, adults and life in general.

14.7 cm H | 18.5 cm W | 2 cm T | 360 g Wt

This fascinating compilation of accumulated wisdom includes traditional sayings and superstitions to explain whether, and why, they still work today.

With advice on the practical necessities of cooking, gardening, housekeeping and health, as well as proverbial wisdom concerning good behaviour for children, adults and life in general. AUTHOR: Ruth Binney has been studying the countryside and nature for over 50 years.

She holds a degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and has been involved in countless publications during her career as an editor.

She is the also a bestselling author having published numerous books on the gardening, countryside, country sayings and customs.

Ruth lives in Yeovil, Somerset. 100 b/w illustrations