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The Seasons of America Past

The Seasons of America Past

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by Eric Sloane
     
 

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Author Eric Sloane applies his reverent touch to yet another fascinating aspect of early American life as he considers the seasons of the year. From kites and marbles, "sugaring time," and strawberry picking in the spring, to the weeding season, fall harvests, and cider-making, this charming book takes readers through a full year's activities, with Sloane's drawings

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Author Eric Sloane applies his reverent touch to yet another fascinating aspect of early American life as he considers the seasons of the year. From kites and marbles, "sugaring time," and strawberry picking in the spring, to the weeding season, fall harvests, and cider-making, this charming book takes readers through a full year's activities, with Sloane's drawings of cider mills and presses, sleds, pumps. and wells; stump-pulling equipment, axes, 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 book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486442204
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
03/16/2005
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
316,423
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author

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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