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Eric Sloane's Weather Almanac

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Voyageur Press is proud to publish this new edition of Eric Sloane’s classic folksy history of American weather. Combining two Sloane books, "Eric Sloane’s Almanac and Weather Forecaster" (1955) and "Folklore of American Weather" (1963), this omnibus is filled with traditional weather sayings and beliefs. In "Eric Sloane’s Weather Almanac," readers will learn forecasting t ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published March 27th 2005 by Voyageur Press (first published February 28th 2005)
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Feb 03, 2009 Jennifer rated it really liked it
Between Sloane's clear, elegant, old-fashioned illustrations and his down-to-earth explanation of weather phenomena, I savored this book and learned quite a bit about gauging the weather forecast from simple observations. I'll have to find a copy of this for my reference shelf.
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Loved the old timey illustrations and the down to earth writing of Eric Sloane. This is a nice book to just lie back and savor.
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Eric Sloane (born Everard Jean Hinrichs) was an American landscape painter and author of illustrated works of cultural history and folklore. He is considered a member of the Hudson River School of painting.

Eric Sloane was born in New York City. As a child, he was a neighbor of noted sign painter and type designer Frederick W. Goudy. Sloane studied art and lettering with Goudy. While he attended th
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