The Chronicles of America Series is dedicated to presenting the main facts surrounding American history and the interesting historical stories behind civilization in America. In the present work, Colonial Folkways is a chronicle of American life in the reign of the Georges.
Contents include: Land and the People * Town & Country * Colonial Houses * Habiliments and Habits * Everyday needs and Diversions * The Intellectual ife * Cure of Souls * Problem of Labor * Colonial Travel
Illustrations include: New England Kitchen about 1750 * Westover on the JAmes River Virginia * Peabody Mansion Danvers Massachusetts * New England Parlor of about 1900 * Hall at Carter's Grove Virginia * John Hancock's Sofa Pilgrim Hall Plymouth MA * Specimens of Womens Costume in Colonial Times from Essex Institute Salem Ma * Kitchen in Seventeenth Century House * Bedroom of about 1800 * Benjamin Franklin Printing Press * St Michaels Church Charleston DC * Meetinghouse Hingham Massachusetts * One Horse Chaise of about 1780 * Family couch of James Beekman New York about 1760 COLONIAL FOLKWAYS
By Charles M Andrews Published by Yale University Press 1921
Small blue hardcover book, no DJ 255 pages, ex-library markings and stamps, loose binding, text and tissue-protected illustrations very good, top edge worn gilt, much wear to surface and edges