Hechtlinger, Adelaide The Seasonal Hearth: The Woman at Home in Early America
Woodstock, NY, Overlook Press, (1977). First edition.
Using the seasons as natural divisions in time and activities, this book depicts the home life of the early American woman from 1600 on. There are numerous reciipes, excerpts from diaries and letters, as well as mention of maple-sugaring, goose-stripping, husking corn, making candles, shearing sheep, and more. Oversize with numerous illustrations. Very good in very good dust jacket. DJ has one closed tear to front panel.