Lot 15 of 627:
Andree, Nord-Amerika in Geographischen, 1854  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$900
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
Nord-Amerika in Geographischen und Geschichtlichen Umrissen.
Author:
Andree, Karl
Place:
Braunschweig [Brunswick]
Publisher:
George Westermann
Date:
1854
Description:

2 volumes. xiii, 810; 28 pp. With 18 folding maps with color outlines. (8vo) 23x15 cm (9x6") period half leather and boards, gilt stamped spines, marbled edges.  

Very scarce with atlas volume present, containing 18 maps, map 18 being a view of San Francisco harbor. A map of Texas is included as well. "German settlements in Texas, the Central West, etc." Detailed coverage of the geography of the United States, especially the areas of western settlement. Clark III, 265: "...Andree's general treatment of the usual historical and descriptive material is interspersed with chapters relating to each of the states. He described in some detail the emigration and settlement of Germans in this country as well as their professional and occupational opportunities... " Also included are 7 pp. on the Mormons and Utah. With decorative bookplate of Arthur Von Lenz.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wear and rubbing to bindings, corners worn; hinges cracked on text volume, some darkening to text block, scattered foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
281527
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