Weather Almanac (Dover Books on Americana) (Paperback)

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In addition to his roles as a celebrated artist and folklorist, Eric Sloane was TV's first weatherman and an author whose popular books offer fascinating combinations of history, lore, and practical information. The Weather Almanac combines Eric Sloane's Almanac and Weather Forecaster with Folklore of American Weather into a single-volume edition that's filled with fascinating forecasting tips based on wind, clouds, the moon, and other natural phenomena. Sloane relates each month of the year to typical weather conditions, highlighting his observations with 135 nostalgic drawings.
The books of Eric Sloane celebrate the time-honored traditions of early America and their enduring value. A prolific artist, Sloane created nearly 15,000 paintings and drawings over his lifetime, many of which enhance his delightful books of bygone days.

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The books of Eric Sloane celebrate the time-honored traditions of early America and remind us of the ties that forever bind us to them. A prolific artist, Sloane created nearly 15,000 paintings and drawings over his lifetime, many of which enhance his delightful books of bygone days. In addition to being a celebrated artist and folklorist, he was TV's first weatherman, and his books on weather constitute unique works of history, lore, and practical information.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780486491035
ISBN-10: 048649103X
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: July 17th, 2013
Pages: 249
Language: English
Series: Dover Books on Americana