Old Wives' Lore : A Book of Old-Fashioned Tips & Remedies, Paperback / softback Book

Old Wives' Lore : A Book of Old-Fashioned Tips & Remedies Paperback / softback


A treasure trove of age-old customs and time-honoured advice, as well as intriguing old wives' tales. 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*Eccentric cures for a range of problemsRevealing 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.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
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  • Category: Folklore, myths & legends
  • ISBN: 9781782435174

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