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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Sloane, Eric [Signed]
NY: Wilfred Funk, 1954

Later printing. 10" high x 7.5" wide. 112 pp; b/w line illustrations by author throughout. Cloth with dustjacket. Signed by author in 1984 on front free endpaper. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, toned area on front endpapers from old newspaper clipping; top & bottom of jacket spine lightly chipped, couple of short edge tears. Eric Sloane features the wood and the tools used in the construction of barns and covered bridges. The book includes a census of covered bridges in the United States during the summer of 1954 conducted by Richard Sanders Allen of Round Lake, NY. The total of 1617 covered bridges, broken down by state, includes 26 railroad bridges. Pennsylvania had the most bridges - 390, followed by Ohio (349), Indiana (174), and Oregon (149).
Inventory number #008443