Our Vanishing Landscape

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Courier Corporation, 2004 - Antiques & Collectibles - 107 pages
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This book takes readers on a leisurely journey through a bygone era with fascinating accounts of canals, corduroy roads, and turnpikes, waterwheels and icehouses, colorful road signs and their painters, circus folk, and more. Brimming with anecdotes about people and the times, this delightful narrative remains a milestone of Americana. 81 black-and-white illustrations.
  

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User Review  - Shelley - Goodreads

I so enjoy Eric Sloane's eye in this and other books. Read full review

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User Review  - Hellkitten - Goodreads

excellent read, like all of Slone's books. Quality. Take a trip into America's past. Check out his other books too. Read full review

Contents

Authors Note page
7
FENCES AND WALLS page 87
27
CANALS page
49
WOODEN ROADS page
68
TURNPIKES pageSl
85
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Sloane, born in New York City and educated at Yale, most of his life has been spent in New England, where he has combined a fascinating range of interests into a colorful and highly successful career, primarily as author-illustrator of more than 24 books on American history, arts, and artifacts.

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