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A Reverence for Wood (1965)
by Eric Sloane
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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.
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Originally published in 1965, this illustrated book describes the importance of wood to Americans, from the early settlers through to the mid-1900's. Covers such topics as aesthetics of wood, wooden implements, and carpentry.
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