WorldCat Identities

Weiss, Harvey

Overview
Works: 91 works in 256 publications in 2 languages and 16,514 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Maps  Fiction  Comic books, strips, etc  Caricatures and cartoons  Comics (Graphic works)  Drawings 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: TJ147, 731
Publication Timeline
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How to run a railroad : everything you need to know about model trains by Harvey Weiss( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses setting up model railroads including layouts, construction, and train selection
Maps : getting from here to there by Harvey Weiss( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various aspects of maps including direction, distance, symbols, latitude, and longitude, how maps are made, special purpose maps, and charts
Pencil, pen, and brush drawing for beginners by Harvey Weiss( Book )

8 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple introduction for children that explains in text and pictures (including old masters, Maurice Sendak and Joe Lasker) the basics of drawing, and suggests ways for readers to increase their individuality
Clay, wood, and wire : a how-to-do-it book of sculpture by Harvey Weiss( Book )

7 editions published between 1956 and 1974 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how sculpture is made and how to make horses, lions, heads, figures, and other items out of pipe-cleaners, clay, cardboard, plasticene, and plaster
Motors and engines and how they work by Harvey Weiss( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes various kinds of modern engines, their sources of energy, and how to make a model of each
How to make your own books by Harvey Weiss( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic instructions for making a book accompany suggestions for special types of book making projects--travel journals, diaries, photo albums, scrapbooks, comic books, and others
Model cars and trucks and how to build them by Harvey Weiss( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the tools, materials, and techniques for creating a variety of model trucks
Paper, ink, and roller; print-making for beginners by Harvey Weiss( Book )

6 editions published in 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crafts
Machines and how they work by Harvey Weiss( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to six simple machines--the lever, the inclined plane, the screw, the wheel and axle, the wedge, and the pulley--and their use in more complex machines such as derricks, bulldozers, and metal lathes
Shelters, from tepee to igloo by Harvey Weiss( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a number of shelters constructed from different types of materials and suitable to varying climates, including tepees, yurts, log cabins, stone houses, and igloos
Collage and construction by Harvey Weiss( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for making collages and constructions from a variety of easily available materials
Hammer & saw : an introduction to woodworking by Harvey Weiss( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes basic instructions on how to choose, measure, and saw wood, hammer in nails, drill holes, and finish wood surfaces
Paint, brush, and palette by Harvey Weiss( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book "deals with the basic ingredients of painting--color, shape, form and the characteristics of the paints themselves. Mr. Weiss balances the teaching of certain essential techniques of painting in oils, water colors, etc. with ... developing [a] sense of discrimination and judgment about what to see and what to paint." Huntting
The first comers : Indians of America's dawn by Alice Marriott( Book )

2 editions published between 1960 and 1962 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How the first Indians came over to America, the manner of life they led, and the civilizations they built. Grades 6-9
Cartoons and cartooning by Harvey Weiss( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the many kinds of cartoons--funny ones, political and editorial ones, caricatures, comic strips and books, gag panels, animated movie cartoons--and gives hints to the budding cartoonist
Submarines and other underwater craft by Harvey Weiss( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the development and design refinements of submarines, the different types, and their uses in such activities as deep sea exploration and treasure hunting. Also discusses life aboard a submarine
Model airplanes and how to build them by Harvey Weiss( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and French and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for making a variety of model airplanes out of cardboard or wood including simple methods of powering them
How to be an inventor by Harvey Weiss( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses different types of inventors and their creations and gives advice on becoming an inventor
Ship models and how to build them by Harvey Weiss( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directions for using simple construction methods and tools to make models of a tugboat, sailboat, stern-wheeler, submarine, and other types of boats
The gadget book by Harvey Weiss( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists the necessary equipment and gives instructions for making such items as a weather vane, sunbeam alarm clock, hand-held sail, and other useful and useless gadgets
 
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Audience Level
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.17 for How to run ... to 0.89 for Exhibition ...)

Maps : getting from here to there
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Alternative Names
Weiss, H. 1922-2007

Weiss, Harvey, 1922-2007

Languages
English (90)

French (2)