A Medieval Home Companion

A Medieval Home Companion

Housekeeping in the Fourteenth Century

Book - 1991 | 1st ed
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In 1394, an elderly Parisian burgher married a girl of 15 and presented her with a book of moral and domestic instructions that he had written to guide her. Tania Bayard has newly translated the most interesting portions of the book, called by eminent medievalist Eileen Power the most exhaustive treatise on the subject. Illustrated with 40 medieval woodcuts."
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : HarperCollins Publishers, c1991
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060166540
Branch Call Number: 940.1/MED
Characteristics: 139 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Bayard, Tania


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