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New paperback book copy of A Celebration of Bells by Eric Sloane and Eric Hatch. Dover (2009) republication of The Little Book of Bells, originally published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York, 1964, and The Sound of Bells, originally publishedby Doubleday and Company, Inc., Garden City, New York, 1966. From the back cover: In this charmingly illustratred book that begins in ancient times, Sloane and Hatch share their boundless enthusiasm for the subject, cover types, sounds, and famous bells, including the revered Liberty Bell which once heralded the American Revolution, and the world's largest bells, one that never tolled. Dover Publications, Mineola NY, 144 pages, 9.25 x 6.5 inches, 24 cm.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!
The books of Eric Sloane celebrate the time-honored traditions of early America--from the crafting of furniture to the building of barns to the folk wisdom that sustains us--and they're reminders of the heartfelt ties that will forever bind us to these rural arts. Two books, one co-written with Eric Hatch, are combined here in one splendid volume, enhanced by Sloane's delightful illustrations and filled with a treasure trove of lore on a unique subject. Spirited reminders of yesteryear, clamoring bells in all their forms -- from sleigh bells to church bells -- ring out for America and freedom. In this charmingly illustrated book that begins in ancient times, Sloane and Hatch share their boundless enthusiasm for the subject, covering types, sounds, and famous bells, including the revered Liberty Bell which once heralded the American Revolution, and the world's largest bell -- one that never tolled.
Title: A Celebration of Bells (Dover Books on Americana)
Categories: History General Topics,
Publisher: Dover Publications: 2009-02-19
ISBN Number: 0486468267
ISBN Number 13: 9780486468266
Book Condition: New
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Item: 10.00 Item
Seller ID: 006174
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