A Medieval Home Companion

A Medieval Home Companion

Housekeeping in the Fourteenth Century

Book - 1991
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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 Men
Characteristics: 139 p., 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bayard, Tania
Alternative Title: Menagier de Paris.


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