IT'S AN OLD CAPE COD CUSTOM by Edwin Valentine Mitchell

IT'S AN OLD CAPE COD CUSTOM

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Again (It's An old Pennsylvania Dutch Custom etc.) a miscellany of collector's items about the cape, its special practices, pursuits and products which are of historical interest and which give this part of the country its contemporary charm. Here are its shifting hands; its old fishing industry and the many superstitions of a seafaring folk; the "" mooncussers"" believed to decoy ships- and the famous shipwrecks and disasters of the past; whaling and windmills; houses- and their individual character; cod and clams and cranberries, and famous recipes they have engendered; music-ballads and shanties and instruments; and antiques and Sandwich glass; bayberry candles; and the natives-- all these provide incidental information about the Cape which the many who are attracted there will find curious and pleasing. See Eleanor Early's Cape Cod Summer for additional sale.

Pub Date: May 16th, 1949
Publisher: Vanguard