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This nostalgic text brims with gentle philosophies and descriptions of how we used to live -- self-sufficiently -- on land, in homes, and among things built by hand. The author's charming illustrations celebrate our heritage and the spirit that nurtured it, but also recall the vanished joys of America's pioneer past. 44 line illustrations.
Title: Once Upon a Time: The Way America Was
Categories: History American,
Publisher: Dover Publications: 2005-08-23
ISBN Number: 0486444112
ISBN Number 13: 9780486444116
Book Condition: New
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Item: 6.00 Item
Seller ID: 001385
Description: New paperback book copy of Once Upon a Time: The Way America Was by Eric Sloan. Publisher description: Writer and artist Eric Sloane had an abiding love for America and worked throughout a long and productive life to capture the American spirit in word and picture. Nowhere is this heritage more amply portrayed than in the work and ways of the early Americans in our pioneer days. In this book you will listen to Sloane's talk of home and hearth, farm and field, and see all manner of tools, utensils, buildings and rural scenes rendered in his finely detailed and lively drawings. Mineola NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 2005. 64 pages. 8-3/8 x 11 inches, 28 cm. Current list price 7.95. Republication of the New York, 1982 edition. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over!