ABC Book of Early Americana, by Sloane, Eric
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- ISBN: 9780486498089 | 0486498085
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 12/19/2012
From Almanack to X-Brace, Yankee, and Zig-Zag Fence, this sketchbook of antiquities revisits delightful words and inventions of old-time America. Artist and historian Eric Sloane presents a wondrous collection of American innovations, including hex signs, ear trumpets, popcorn, and rocking chairs. The illustrated and hand-lettered pages feature brief captions explaining their origins and uses.