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By (author) Jacqueline Fearn
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Domestic Bygones by Jacqueline Fearn
Book Descriptiona lot of items that would have been familiar to householders of the last few centuries are illustrated in this book and placed in the context of the domestic life of the period, describing how they developed and how they were used. Such obsolete household utensils now attrat the interest of collectors, but it is still possible to acquire some of them relatively inexpensively; besides providing the owner with a piece of social history, many of them are quite decorative. The bygones describes in this book range from fire irons an the equipment used for cooking on the open fire to the moustache cup and the goffering stick.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780747803928
(210mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 6-Feb-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This book looks at the history of cast iron that made the Industrial Revolution possible and at some of the products we appreciate today not only for the imagination and craftsmanship but also because they reflect the style, vigour and confidence of the era.
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Author Biography - Jacqueline Fearn
Jacqueline Fearn taught history and wrote for the county magazine 'Bucks Life' before joining Shire Publications as commissioning Editor. Her interest in domestic bygones began when she moved into a thatched seventeenth-century house with a deep ingle fireplace, which she furnished with appropriate equipment and utensils. She has lectured on bygones and appeared on television explaining how some of them were used.
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