Eric Sloane S Weather Almanac

Author: Eric Sloane
Publisher: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 0896586804
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Voyageur Press is proud to publish this new edition of Eric Sloane’s classic folksy history of American weather. Combining two Sloane books, "Eric Sloane’s Almanac and Weather Forecaster" (1955) and "Folklore of American Weather" (1963), this omnibus is filled with traditional weather sayings and beliefs. In "Eric Sloane’s Weather Almanac," readers will learn forecasting tips such as which winds bring what kinds of weather, how to ""read"" clouds, how to foretell the weather by the moon, and more. Also included is fun climate lore such as old-time sayings about when sap is running and why you should dig your well where lightning has struck. One hundred thirty-five of Sloane’s drawings clarify and enhance the text of this entertaining and informative book by one of the most popular recorders of American history. Before Eric Sloane (1905-1985) became famous for paintings and books, he was one of the top weather experts in the United States and wrote several books on the subject for the U.S. Navy.

Weather Almanac Dover Books On Americana

Author: Eric Sloane
Publisher: Dover Publications
ISBN: 048649103X
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In addition to his roles as a celebrated artist and folklorist, Eric Sloane was TV's first weatherman and an author whose popular books offer fascinating combinations of history, lore, and practical information. The Weather Almanac combines Eric Sloane's Almanac and Weather Forecaster with Folklore of American Weather into a single-volume edition that's filled with fascinating forecasting tips based on wind, clouds, the moon, and other natural phenomena. Sloane relates each month of the year to typical weather conditions, highlighting his observations with 135 nostalgic drawings.
The books of Eric Sloane celebrate the time-honored traditions of early America and their enduring value. A prolific artist, Sloane created nearly 15,000 paintings and drawings over his lifetime, many of which enhance his delightful books of bygone days.

Eric Sloane S Almanac And Weather Forecaster

Author: Eric Sloan
Publisher: Hawthorn / Dutton Books
ISBN: 0801568773
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A fascinating combination of folklore, philosophy, childhood memory, observation and explanation of nature's events, and 104 of the author's renderings.

Weather Almanac

Author: Eric Sloane
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048649103X
Size: 59.50 MB
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This single-volume combination of Eric Sloane's Almanac and Weather Forecaster and Folklore of American Weather offers a fascinating source of forecasting tips based on wind, clouds, the moon, and other natural phenomena.

Eric Sloane S Weather Book

Author: Eric Sloane
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486443574
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"Amateur weather forecasters (which includes just about everyone) will find this volume an informative and entertaining account of the why and how of the weather." — The Nation In simple language, Eric Sloane explains the whys and ...

Look At The Sky And Tell The Weather

Author: Eric Sloane
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486433851
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Takes the reader on a voyage of discovery as the author traces a single mass of air traveling from the Canadian Rockies to the northeastern United States.

Eric Sloane S Book Of Storms

Author: Eric Sloane
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486451003
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What especially distinguishes this volume from his other books on the subject is the focus on a detailed treatment of the more spectacular and destructive elements of weather phenomena.

A Reverence For Wood

Author: Eric Sloane
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486433943
Size: 65.37 MB
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This book underscores the important role that wood has played in the development of American life and culture.

The Seasons Of America Past

Author: Eric Sloane
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486442209
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Seventy-five illustrations 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.

Eric Sloane S America

Author: Michael Wigley
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048646525X
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Magazine Articles (in Chronological Order) New Haven Register, December 26,
1971: “Eric Sloane,” Harold Hornstein and Joseph Pettis. American Artists ... Eric
Sloane's Almanac and Weather Forecaster (1955). Eric Sloane's Weather Book.

A Museum Of Early American Tools

Author: Eric Sloane
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486463036
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Now available in a handsome hardcover gift edition, this engaging, informative book features 184 of the author's inimitable drawings.