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Description - American Yesterday by Eric Sloane

This compilation of engrossing facts and anecdotes, illustrated with the author's own pen, captures the living legacy of America as seen in "the things that were." The author lovingly describes the careers of dowsers, tithingmen, sawyers, nailers, plumbum-men (plumbers), barber-surgeons, sellmongers, fence-viewers, and other old-time artisans and craftworkers. 96 black-and-white illustrations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486427607
ISBN-10: 0486427609
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 162mm x 7mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 21-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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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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