Our Vanishing Landscape
By (author) Eric Sloane
Our Vanishing Landscape by Eric Sloane
Book DescriptionThis book takes readers on a leisurely journey through a bygone era with fascinating accounts of canals, corduroy roads, and turnpikes, waterwheels and icehouses, colorful road signs and their painters, circus folk, and more. Brimming with anecdotes about people and the times, this delightful narrative remains a milestone of Americana. 81 black-and-white illustrations.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780486436784
(230mm x 166mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 26-Nov-2004
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.
Celebration of Bells, Paperback (April 2009)
Spirited reminders of yesteryear, clamoring bells in all their forms ring of America and freedom. In this charmingly illustrated book, two nostalgia experts share their enthusiasm for the subject, covering types, sounds, and world-famous bells.
Diary of an Early American Boy, Hardback (June 2008)» View all books by Eric Sloane
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.
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Author Biography - Eric Sloane
The books of Eric Sloane celebrate the time-honored traditions of early America and remind us of the ties that forever bind us to them. A prolific artist, Sloane created nearly 15,000 paintings and drawings over his lifetime, many of which enhance his delightful books of bygone days.
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