Child Life in Colonial Days

Child Life in Colonial Days

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Child Life in Colonial Days - Alice Morse Earle. One of this well known author's best works, this charming volume is profusely illustrated with pictures of famous children; clothing, furniture and toys; schools and sample pages from old children's texts and story books. The contents include: babyhood; children's dress; schools and school life; women teachers and girl scholars; hornbook and primer; school books; penmanship and letters; diaries and commonplace books; childish precocity; oldtime discipline; manners and courtesy; religious thought and training; religious books; story and picture books; children's diligence; needlecraft and decorative arts; games and pastimes; children's toys; and flower lore of children. This is a delightful book for anyone who collects material pertaining to colonial customs and lifestyles. (1899), 2008, 5½x8½, paper, index, 504 pp. 101-E0801 ISBN: 0788408011