Northwood, NH USA, Russack & Loto Books, LLC: 2014
Seller ID: 001898
Binding: Soft cover
Weather vanes have been used for more than 2000 years to help man determine the changing weather and the direction of the prevailing winds. By the 18th and 19th centuries, these functional objects had become a common feature on American homes. Crafted in a variety of shapes and sizes, from flags to fish, and horses to ships; the seemingly unlimited variety of weather vane designs could boggle anyone trying to identify a craftsman or date a form. This two-volume set features high-resolution scans of 11 original weather vane manufacturers' catalogs from a private collection. Makers featured incl... View More...