Do's and Don'ts of Yesteryear

Do's and Don'ts of Yesteryear

Author: Eric Sloane

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486455945

Category: History

Page: 144

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Combining two of Mr. Americana's popular little etiquette guides, this hardcover collection offers cozy, homespun advice that recalls a kindly, less hectic time. Culled from early American almanacs and diaries, hundreds of brief reflections cover proper behavior for "At the Table" and "In Dress and Habits" as well as tips on carpentry, housework, weather, and more.
Do's and Don'ts of Yesteryear
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Eric Sloane
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01-07 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Combining two of Mr. Americana's popular little etiquette guides, this hardcover collection offers cozy, homespun advice that recalls a kindly, less hectic time. Culled from early American almanacs and diaries, hundreds of brief reflections cover proper behavior for "At the Table" and "In Dress and Habits" as well as tips
In Old New York
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Thomas A. Janvier
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-09 - Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

This charming account of Manhattan's history extends from the arrival of Dutch colonists in the early 1600s through the late nineteenth century. Intriguing details, dozens of illustrations and maps, and historian Thomas A. Janvier's wry sense of humor combine for a vivid portrait of the metropolis in its early years.
The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Charles Morris
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-14 - Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

Fifty-nine original full-page illustrations enhance these firsthand narratives, which trace the chain of events from the earthquake and fire to the plight of the homeless and the colossal task of rebuilding.
A Museum of Early American Tools
Language: en
Pages: 108
Authors: Eric Sloane
Categories: House & Home
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

This delightful evocation of simpler times and the tools that built America has always held a special place in the hearts of lovers of Americana and Yankee ingenuity. Now available in a handsome hardcover gift edition, this engaging, informative book features 184 of the author's inimitable drawings.
Hairdo's and Don'ts of Yesteryear
Language: en
Pages: 25
Authors: Brenda Sullivan
Categories: Children's literature, African
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher:

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