Our Vanishing Landscape

by Eric Sloane

Paperback, 1974

Status

Available

Call number

E161 .S55

Publication

Ballantine Books (1974), Edition: 1st Ballantine, 107 pages

Description

This 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.

User reviews

LibraryThing member mcola
Have enjoyed all of Sloane's books to date. Americana. Like his b/w sketches which illustrate to text throughout.

Language

Original publication date

1955

ISBN

0242939295 / 9780242939290
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