Colonial Days in Old New York

By: Earle, Alice Morse

Price: $75.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine toned, boards a bit foxed, owner bookplate on front endpaper (Ellen M. Chandler). Binding tight, pages clean and bright. 1896 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 312 pp. As the author notes in her introduction, this volume might have been better titled Colonial Days in New Netherland because much of the material pertains to the fifty year period of Dutch rule, as the following chapter titles suggest: The Life of a Day; Education and Child-Life; Wooing and Wedding; Town Life; Dutch Town Homes; Dutch Farmhouses; The Dutch Larder; The Dutch Vrouws; The Colonial Wardrobe; Holidays; Amusements and Sports; Crimes and Punishments; Church and Sunday in Old New York; and The End of His Days. Mrs. Earle (1853-1911) was a popular antiquarian and historical writer whose numerous works on early American life are still sought after for informative and entertaining reading. Many of her works are cited in the Harvard Guide to American History. A 1968 reissue of the 1896 original.

Title: Colonial Days in Old New York

Author: Earle, Alice Morse

Categories: Americana, Early Imprints, Colonial Era, New York,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1896

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2283786

Keywords: COLONIAL AMERICA AMERICAN HISTORY NEW YORK LOCAL DUTCH NEW NETHERLAND,