Eric Sloane's Weather Book

By: Eric Sloane

Price: $10.95

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Book Details: 96 pages, 8 1/4 x 11, Softcover, Dover Publications


Features 135 of Sloane's illustrations depicting weather lore and demonstrating weather forecasting principles
Sloane instructs readers how to glean climate information by "reading" such natural phenomena as winds, skies, or animal sounds. A beautifully illustrated and practical treasure trove of enlightening lore for outdoorsmen, farmers, sailors, and anyone who's ever wondered whether to take an umbrella when they leave the house.
Republication of the New York and Boston, 1952 edition.

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"This book offers the clearest and most accessible information on understanding and predicting the weather."--Tim Smith, Master Guide and Wilderness Survival Instructor
96 pages, 8 1/4 x 11, Softcover, Dover Publications


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"Amateur weather forecasters (which includes just about everyone) will find this volume an informative and entertaining account of the why and how of the weather." -- The Nation
In simple language, Eric Sloane explains the whys and wherefores of weather and weather forecasting -- and does it in a style that's universally appealing.
With humor and common sense shining through in a book that's also lively and informative, Sloane shows readers how to predict the weather by "reading" such natural phenomena as winds, skies, and animal sounds. This beautifully illustrated and practical treasure trove of climate lore will enlighten outdoorsmen, farmers, sailors, and anyone else who has ever wondered what a large halo around the moon means, why birds "sit it out" before a storm, and whether or not to take an umbrella when leaving the house.

Title: Eric Sloane's Weather Book

Author: Eric Sloane

Categories: Weather,

Publisher: Dover Publications:

ISBN Number: 0486443574

ISBN Number 13: 9780486443577

Binding: Softcover

Book Details: 96 pages, 8 1/4 x 11, Softcover, Dover Publications

Seller ID: 443574