This is a fully illustrated edition of this unique and fascinating storehouse of accumulated wisdom; from health tips and kitchen tricks to gardening know-how, and even predicting the weather. Ruth Binney has brought together a fascinating variety of traditional sayings, superstitions and axioms and explains whether, and why, they still work today. Before dismissing a well-known proverb as an old wives' tale, consult "Wise Words and Country Ways" and discover that it's never too late to learn from experience. Charming illustrations throughout, captivating content, attractive format and a great price make this the perfect gift for anyone interested in country life.
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 30th November 2007
Publisher: DAVID & CHARLES
Dimensions (cm): 20.7 x 15.9 x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.416