Let's Bring Back
An Encyclopedia of Forgotten-yet-delightful Chic, Useful, Curious, and Otherwise Commendable Things From Times Gone byBook - 2010
The Huffington Post's "Let's Bring Back..." columnist, Lesley M. M. Blume, invites you to consider whatever happened to cuckoo clocks? Or bed curtains? Why do we have so many "friends" but have done away with the much more useful word "acquaintance"? All of these things, plus hot toddies, riddles, proverbs, corsets, calling cards, and many more, are due for a revival. Throughout this whimsical, beautifully illustrated encyclopedia of nostalgia, Blume breathes new life into the elegant, mysterious, and delightful trappings of bygone eras, honoring the timeless tradition of artful living along the way. Inspired by her much loved column of the same name and featuring entries from famous icons of style and culture,Let's Bring Back leads readers to rediscover the things that entertained, awed, beautified, satiated, and fascinated in eras past.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, c2010.
Branch Call Number: 306 BLU
Characteristics: 251 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Alternative Title: Let us bring back