There's a certain fascination and a good deal of charm in this intimate picture of life in a noble household, partly in an...

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LIFE IN A NOBLE HOUSEHOLD 1641-1700

There's a certain fascination and a good deal of charm in this intimate picture of life in a noble household, partly in an abbey in Bedfordshire, partly in London. Through close study of the household accounts, in all their details, the author has been able to recreate the petty details of life and custom of those days, from kitchen to great hall, clothes, sports, games, charities, sickness, taxes, sources of income -- all contribute to the general whole. Delightful -- but rather limited in appeal.

Pub Date: Aug. 9, 1937

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Publisher: Knopf

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Aug. 1, 1937