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
Weather Almanac, Paperback (August 2013)
Single-volume combination of Eric Sloane's Almanac and Weather Forecaster and Folklore of American Weather offers a fascinating source of forecasting tips based on wind, clouds, moon, and other natural phenomena. 135 nostalgic drawings.
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.
Museum of Early American Tools, Hardback (June 2008)View all books by Eric Sloane
Fascinating look by noted historian at devices used by wheelwrights, coopers, blacksmiths, and other craftsmen of the pre-industrial age. Deluxe hardcover edition features 184 accurate, engaging illustrations by the author.
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