The seasons of America past

by Eric Sloane

Paper Book, 2005

Status

Available

Call number

S521 .S6249 2005

Publication

Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2005.

Description

A charming book that takes readers through a full year's activities. Sloane's drawings depict cider mills and presses, sleds, pumps, stump-pulling equipment, plows, and other elements of America's rural heritage. A section of old recipes and household hints adds additional color and practical value to this delightful work. 75 black-and-white illustrations.

User reviews

LibraryThing member dorie.craig
I came across Eric Sloane's books when I was a teenage wanna-be author researching a book set in early America. Well, reading through Sloane's books I enjoyed the research so much I never actually got around to writing the story. His books are wonderful descriptions of everyday life in this young country, and his penciled illustrations are absolutely wonderful and informative. I collect all his books now, and pick them up when I find them.… (more)

Language

Original publication date

1958

Physical description

150 p.; 28 cm

ISBN

0486442209 / 9780486442204

Barcode

34662000704889
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