Old Wives' Lore: A Book of Old-Fashioned Tips and Remedies


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, this book 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 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
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ISBN:

9781782435174

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

224

Dimensions:

19cm x 12cm

RRP:

$17.99

Category:

Pop Culture

Publisher:

Michael O'Mara Books

Published:

13 June 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Polly Bloom