Customs and Fashions in Old New England


The writings of Alice Morse Earle (1853–1911) on early American life are perennial favorites because of the skill with which she portrayed the olden times. This volume includes the following chapters: Child Life; Courtship and Marriage Customs; Domestic Service; Home Interiors; Supplies of the Larder; Old Colonial Drinks and Drinkers; Travel, Tavern, and Turnpike; Holidays and Festivals; Sports and Diversions; Books and Book-Makers; Artifices of Handsomeness; Raiment and Vesture; Doctors and Patients; Funeral and Burial Customs.

Alice Morse Earle

(1893, 1992), 2012, 5½x8½, paper, 394 pp.

ISBN: 9781556135798