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The Old farmer's almanac book of everyday advice

Author: Judson D Hale
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Since 1792 The Old Farmer's Almanac has offered advice, both practical and esoteric. From the best times to plant peas to concocting elixirs for prophetic dreams, Judson Hale, twelfth editor of The Old Farmer's Almanac, brings together in this collection two centuries of research, experience, and American ingenuity. Hundreds of questions are answered in this lavishly illustrated volume packed with hundreds of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Almanacs
Folklore
Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judson D Hale
ISBN: 0679436731 9780679436737
OCLC Number: 32697699
Description: xi, 212 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
In the privacy of the bedroom --
From soup to the kitchen sink --
Around the dining room table --
For the room we called the parlor --
Out in the garden --
Those carefree childhood years --
Facing marriage, family & career --
Those busy middle years --
Retirement & the golden times --
Old age: days of wisdom & reflection.
Other Titles: Book of everyday advice
Responsibility: Judson D. Hale, Sr., editor.
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"Since 1792 The Old Farmer's Almanac has offered advice, both practical and esoteric. From the best times to plant peas to concocting elixirs for prophetic dreams, Judson Hale, twelfth editor of The Old Farmer's Almanac, brings together in this collection two centuries of research, experience, and American ingenuity. Hundreds of questions are answered in this lavishly illustrated volume packed with hundreds of photographs, etchings, and fascinating American folklore."--Jacket.

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