ABC Book of Early Americana. 9780385046633 2019-01-09

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ABC Book of Early Americana Sloane, Eric

ABC Book of Early Americana

We also carry many volumes of American Literature and leather bound books by the Easton Press and Franklin Library. Please give between 2-5 week for delivery. Each double-page spread focuses on a single letter, with multiple illustrations and historical notes that explain what objects were used for. Key Features Author s Eric Sloane Publisher Dover Publications Inc. From Almanack to X-Brace, Yankee, and Zig-Zag Fence, this sketchbook of antiquities revisits delightful words and inventions of old-time America.

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School Days: ABC Book of Early Americana and The Little Red Schoolhouse by Eric Sloane: Doubleday (with a Hastings House label), 1972 & 1963, New York: Hardcover, Fourth and Ninth Printings.

ABC Book of Early Americana

In the summer of 1925, Sloane ran away from home, working his way across the country as a sign painter, creating advertisements for everything from Red Man Tobacco to Bull Durham. A book that has been read but is in good condition. About this Item: Doubleday, 2001. Dust jackets were not issued with this set but the two volumes are contained in a slipcase which is in near fine condition with modest tanning around the edges and with the original, small price sticker on the front panel. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Bookseller: , Connecticut, United States.

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ABC Book of Early Americana Sloane, Eric

ABC Book of Early Americana

Artist and historian Eric Sloane presents a wondrous collection of American innovations, including hex signs, ear trumpets, popcorn, and rocking chairs. The craftsmanship of the nation's early builders and inventors is reflected in this finely wrought compilation of historical curiosities. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. Beautifully detailed illustrations and a highly informative text highlight the artistry and craftsmanship of Early American inventions. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. With a focus on things that are ours--as opposed to items brought over from England or Europe- - this book will serve as a fun and engaging way to study American history. He is considered a member of the Hudson River School of painting.

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ABC Book of Early Americana; The Little Red Schoolhouse boxed set

ABC Book of Early Americana

Si vous souhaitez nous répondre par mail, l'anglais est préféré mais n'est pas obligatoire. The craftsmanship of the nation's early builders and inventors is reflected in this finely wrought compilation of historical curiosities. Customer service is our top priority! He wrote and illustrated scores of Colonial era books on tools, architecture, farming techniques, folklore, and rural wisdom. Eric Sloane born Everard Jean Hinrichs was an American landscape painter and author of illustrated works of cultural history and folklore. Maroon leather-look boards with black leather-look spine, gilt cover decoration and spine lettering, thirty-two pages unpaginated , illustrated dustjacket. Sloane studied art and lettering with Goudy. We also accept Visa, Master Charge, American Express and Discover.

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ABC Book of Early Americana

ABC Book of Early Americana

Content Note Illustrations Dimensions Weight 191 g Width 213 mm Height 279 mm Spine 3 mm Editorial Details Edition Statement Green ed. First Edition - may be Reissue. Please give between 2-5 week for delivery. Author Biography 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. It may have marks on or in it, and may show other signs of previous use or shelf wear. He took the name Eric from the middle letters of America and Sloane from his mentor's name. Description Description From Almanack to X-Brace, Yankee, and Zig-Zag Fence, this sketchbook of antiquities revisits delightful words and inventions of old-time America.

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School Days: ABC Book of Early Americana and The Little Red Schoolhouse by Eric Sloane: Doubleday (with a Hastings House label), 1972 & 1963, New York: Hardcover, Fourth and Ninth Printings.

ABC Book of Early Americana

Artist and historian Eric Sloane presents a wondrous collection of American innovations, including hex signs, ear trumpets, popcorn, and rocking chairs. It may have marks on or in it, and may show other signs of previous use or shelf wear. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Sloane's best known books are A Reverence for Wood, which examines the history and tools of woodworking, as well as the philosophy of the woodworker; The Cracker Barrel, which is a compendium of folk wit and wisdom; and Diary of an Early American Boy: Noah Blake-1805, based on a diary he discovered at a local library book sale. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears.

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ABC Book of Early Americana

ABC Book of Early Americana

I learned quite a bit about fun and interesting inventions from the past, while also gaining more appreciation for the handiwork of earlier generations. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Used - Acceptable, Usually ships within 4 - 5 business days, International shipment available. Used - Very Good, Usually ships within 1 - 2 business days, Doubleday, 1963, early printing, Very Good++ hardback with Very Good++ Dustjacket, with all original illustrations by Eric Sloane!! Come visit us at our web site at TownsEndBooks. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. While he attended the Art Students League of New York City, he changed his name because George Luks and John French Sloan suggested that young students should paint under an assumed name so that early inferior works would not be attached to them. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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0385046634

ABC Book of Early Americana

Sous garantie de remboursement complet. Used - Good, Usually ships within 6 - 10 business days, Buy with confidence. May have minor creases or signs of wear on dust jacket. . Gadgets, gizmos, and contraptions include foot stoves, used in churches and under the blankets of sleighs and stagecoaches, oil lamps fed by whale oil and kerosene, water-wheels, weathervanes, and windmills first built in Virginia in 1621 — a century later, there were nearly 1,000. Terms of Sale: Check or Money Order with purchase. Air Force and the production of a number of illustrated works on meteorology and weather forecasting.

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ABC book of early Americana : a sketchbook of antiquities and American firsts (Book, 1995) [drfriendless.com]

ABC Book of Early Americana

Beautifully detailed illustrations and a highly informative text highlight the artistry and craftsmanship of Early American inventions. Artist and historian Eric Sloane presents a wondrous collection of American innovations, including hex signs, ear trumpets, popcorn, and rocking chairs. Artist and historian Eric Sloane presents a wondrous collection of American innovations, including hex signs, ear trumpets, popcorn, and rocking chairs. Please provide complete recipient name, as it's mandatory for Canada Customs. Packed with care, shipped promptly. While he attended th Eric Sloane born Everard Jean Hinrichs was an American landscape painter and author of illustrated works of cultural history and folklore. Please give between 2-5 week for delivery.

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