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The Illustrated Wise Words and Country Ways

by Ruth Binney

The Illustrated Wise Words and Country Ways Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780715327760
Publication date: 30th November 2007
Author: Ruth Binney
Publisher: David & Charles
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 256 pages
Categories: The countryside, country life, Folklore, myths & legends,

About Ruth Binney

Ruth Binney has been collecting old sayings, wisdom and traditional remedies for nearly 50 years. She holds a degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and has been involved in countless publications during her career as an editor. She is the author of three other books for D&C. Ruth lives lives near Weymouth, Dorest.

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