An Age of Barns

An Age of Barns

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Grand Central Pub
This is a re-issue of Sloane's classic folksy history of barn folklore, architecture, and history, which has been out of print for twenty years. "Eric Sloane's An Age of Barns" is filled with fabulous black-and-white illustrations from this great American artist. Covering all types of American and Canadian barns and everything associated with them-implements and tools, hex signs, silos, out buildings, hinges, barn raising, and more-"Eric Sloane's An Age of Barns" is a spectacular album tribute to this important facet of our architecture and agriculture. This book is sure to once again become a collector's item.


Baker & Taylor
Paintings and sketches by the author grace a descriptive survey of barn architecture and construction that provides insight into early American life and culture.

Book News
This classic of barn folklore, architecture, and history, illustrated with b&w drawings of all types of American and Canadian barns, building materials, and building techniques, was first published as An Age of Barns by Funk & Wagnall's, 1967. Sloane (1905-1985) was an American painter, illustrator, and author of some 40 books. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Mbi Pub Co
This is a re-issue of Sloane's classic folksy history of barn folklore, architecture, and history, which has been out of print for twenty years. "Eric Sloane's An Age of Barns" is filled with fabulous black-and-white illustrations from this great American artist. Covering all types of American and Canadian barns and everything associated with them-implements and tools, hex signs, silos, out buildings, hinges, barn raising, and more-"Eric Sloane's An Age of Barns" is a spectacular album tribute to this important facet of our architecture and agriculture. This book is sure to once again become a collector's item.

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Publisher: Stillwater, MN : Voyageur Press, c2001
ISBN: 9780896585652
0896585654
Branch Call Number: 728.9220973 SL526e 2001
Characteristics: 96 p. : ill. (part col.) ; 28 cm
Alternative Title: Eric Sloane's An age of barns

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Feb 12, 2018

It is a really interesting book on barns. It tells and shows different kinds of barns and tools used to build them. It is done in realistic ink drawings. Lot of facts about barns.

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