A reverence for wood

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Dodd, Mead, 1984 - Crafts & Hobbies - 110 pages
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The special knowledge of which wood is suited to which task, the ready identification of native trees, the reverence for wood, the instinctive knowledge that wood can warm the soul as well as the body -- these virtues of a bygone age are revived in Eric Sloane's remarkable work. Heavily illustrated, with a section on identification of nearly sixty native trees, A REVERENCE FOR WOOD provides an illuminating view of the resource that made possible so much of the early settlement of North America.

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User Review  - Dorie - Goodreads

I came across Eric Sloane's books when I was a teenage wanna-be author researching a book set in early America. Well, reading through Sloane's books I enjoyed the research so much I never actually got ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stephen - Goodreads

Stellar illustrations and a unique historical narrative. Many lessons to be passed from author to reader in this one. Read full review

Contents

The Old Barn
19
The Cleared Land
45
The Warehouse
71
Copyright

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