WorldCat Identities

Lavine, Sigmund A.

Overview
Works: 68 works in 153 publications in 4 languages and 14,782 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  History  Picture books  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QL737.C22, 599.74442
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Most widely held works about Sigmund A Lavine
 
Most widely held works by Sigmund A Lavine
The games the Indians played by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and Dutch and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the wide variety of games engaged in by North and Central American Indians, including, lacrosse, cat's-cradle, dice games, and horse racing
Handmade in America; the heritage of colonial craftsmen by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical account of the work of colonial craftsmen. Chapters are devoted to workers in wood, cabinetmakers, clockmakers, glassmakers, pewterers, porcelain and pottery makers
The houses the Indians built by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations survey the homes built by various North and South American Indian tribes
Wonders of badgers by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the characteristics of American and European badgers, as well as more exotic species, and includes lore that has grown up around these intelligent and often misunderstood creatures
Steinmetz, maker of lightning by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of the great electrical engineer
Wonders of woodchucks by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the evolution, physical characteristics, and behavior of woodchucks and discusses their place in folklore, literature, and medical research
Wonders of draft horses by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the role of the draft horse throughout history and describes the characteristics of some of the most popular breeds including the Belgian, Clydesdale, Percheron, Shire, and Suffolk
Wonders of turkeys by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the evolution, physical characteristics, and behavior of wild and domestic turkeys and discusses the various breeds and their role in American tradition and folklore
Wonders of coyotes by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of coyotes, as well as some of the lore surrounding these ancient and controversial animals
Indian corn and other gifts by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facts, myths, legends and superstitions about corn, peppers, peanuts, potatoes, pumpkins, and other foods given to the world by the Indians of North and South America
Allan Pinkerton : America's first private eye by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the man who, with his two sons, founded the detective agency bearing his name
Wonders of giraffes by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the unique African animal with the long neck, and, briefly, its only relative, the okapi
Wonders of hippos by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the natural history and lore of the common hippopotamus and the pygmy hippopotamus, two species of plant-eating, amphibious, even-toed ungulates that live in the muddy rivers of Africa
Wonders of mules by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the mule, a hard-working, intelligent animal which is considered one of the greatest successes in the selective breeding of livestock
Wonders of foxes by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the behavior and physical characteristics of the red fox and examines its relationship to the human population. Includes a separate chapter on seven other fox species
Wonders of rhinos by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes and contrasts the physiology and behavior of the five surviving rhinoceros species, and examines the animal's role in art and folklore through the ages
Wonders of the world of horses by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the history and physical characteristics of horses and discusses the origins, differences, and uses of the different breeds
Wonders of flightless birds by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the first bird, extinct birds including the roc, great auk, and dodo, and forty-six living species of birds that lack the power of flight
Wonders of peacocks by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the three species of iridescent-plumaged pheasants commonly known as peacocks, and traces their influence on folklore, religion, literature, and art
Wonders of sheep by Sigmund A Lavine( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history and habits of the various kinds of wild and domesticated sheep, notes their appearances in folklore, literature, and art, and discusses the raising of sheep for wool, food, and other uses
 
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Alternative Names
Lavine, Sigmund Arnold 1908-1996

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