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Refreshingly written, delightfully illustrated book remarks expansively on the resourcefulness of early Americans in their use of this valuable commodity -- from the crafting of furniture, tools, and buildings to the use of such by-products as charcoal and medicine. "One of Sloane's best books." -- "Library Journal." 69 black-and-white illustrations.
Title: A Reverence for Wood
Illustrator: Reg. Price: $9.95
Categories: Life & Times,
Publisher: Dover Publications:
ISBN Number: 0486433943
ISBN Number 13: 9780486433943
Book Details: 112 pages, 8 1/4 x 11, 69 b&w illus., paperback, Dover Publications
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 433943
Description: Appeals to woodcrafters and lovers of Americana
"One of Eric Sloane's best books."--Library Journal"
This refreshing, delightfully written, and magnificently illustrated book underscores the important role that wood has played in the development of American life and culture. Ranging over the aesthetics of wood, wooden implements, carpentry, and other areas, the author illuminates with rare insight the enormously varied and useful qualities of wood and the resourcefulness of early Americans in using it. Unabridged republication of the original edition published by Funk & Wagnalls, New York, 1965.