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Let's Bring Back...

(2010)
A non fiction book by

 
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.

 
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Hardback Editions

March 2013 : USA Hardback
Title: Let's Bring Back: The Lost Language Edition: A Collection of Forgotten-Yet-Delightful Words, Phrases, Praises, Insults, Idioms, and Literary Flourishes from Eras Past
Author(s): Lesley M M Blume
ISBN: 1-4521-0530-8 / 978-1-4521-0530-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Chronicle Books
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September 2012 : USA Hardback
Title: Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition: A Compendium of Impish, Romantic, Amusing, and Occasionally Appalling Potations from Bygone Eras
Author(s): Lesley M M Blume
ISBN: 1-4521-0826-9 / 978-1-4521-0826-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Chronicle Books
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September 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: Let's Bring Back...
Author(s): Lesley M M Blume
ISBN: 0-8118-7413-3 / 978-0-8118-7413-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

April 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Let's Bring Back: An Encyclopedia of Forgotten-Yet-Delightful, Chic, Useful, Curious, and Otherwise Commendable Things from Times Gone By
Author(s): Lesley M M Blume
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
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