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The Seasons of America Past
by Eric Sloane


Overview - -The book has a real reference value, but it will also offer ... hours of enjoyable reading.- -- Library Journal
From flying kites in early spring to hunting and fishing during the glorious days of Indian summer, author Eric Sloane takes readers through a year's activities as he applies his reverent touch to yet another fascinating aspect of early American life.
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Overview
-The book has a real reference value, but it will also offer ... hours of enjoyable reading.- -- Library Journal
From flying kites in early spring to hunting and fishing during the glorious days of Indian summer, author Eric Sloane takes readers through a year's activities as he applies his reverent touch to yet another fascinating aspect of early American life. From -sugaring-time, - spring plowing, and June weddings, to strawberry picking, weeding season, the fall harvest, and cider-making, his winning book recalls the rustic endeavors of not so long ago, when the time of year determined when a tree was to be chopped down, fences rebuilt, and tree stumps pulled out.
More than 70 of the author's own pen-and-ink drawings charmingly depict cider mills and presses, sleds, pumps and wells, 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.
-Anyone with an eye for antiques and a yen to know America from the roots up will treasure this detailed record of seasonal life in new England.- -- Chicago Sunday Tribune

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780486442204
  • ISBN-10: 0486442209
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: March 2005
  • Page Count: 150
  • Dimensions: 11.16 x 8.4 x 0.34 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.96 pounds


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