For Spacious Skies
A Sketchbook of American Weather
By (author) Eric Sloane
For Spacious Skies by Eric Sloane
Book DescriptionThe finest cloud painter of his generation -- and one of Dover's most popular authors -- travels back in time to explore how early American farmers interpreted and embraced weather signs. Combining elements of meteorology and Americana, this charming work features 74 illustrations, including 16 magnificent full-color paintings.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780486450971
(276mm x 213mm x 4mm)
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 27-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Eric Sloane
Reverence for Wood, Hardback (June 2012)
Refreshingly written, delightfully illustrated book remarks expansively on the resourcefulness of early Americans in their use of this valuable commodity - from the crafting of furniture, tools, and buildings to the use of such by-products as charcoal and medicine. "One of Sloane's best books." -Library Journal.
Diary of an Early American Boy, Hardback (June 2008)
A noted historian complements an authentic 19th-century journal of New England farm life with an explanatory narrative and 72 delightful drawings. This deluxe hardcover edition is a keepsake treasure.
Skies and the Artist, Paperback (January 2007)View all books by Eric Sloane
Sloane's "talk on clouds" describes different types of "cloudscapes" and offers homespun techniques that help add texture and realism to cloud illustrations. 110 black-and-white illustrations.
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