Stock Image

Frenchwoman's Impressions of America (Travel in America)

Bryas, Madeleine De; Bryas, Jacqueline De

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1429005831 / ISBN 13: 9781429005838
Published by Applewood Books
New Condition: New Soft cover
From Mediaoutlet12345 (Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since June 14, 2006

Quantity Available: > 20
Buy New
List Price: US$ 24.95
Price: US$ 13.79 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

1429005831 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Bookseller Inventory # NATARAJB1FI351775

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Frenchwoman's Impressions of America (Travel...

Publisher: Applewood Books


Book Condition:New

About this title


In a trip designed to raise funds for the ""American Committee for Devastated France,"" Comtesse Madeleine de Bryas and her sister Jacqueline arrived in the United States in 1918. Although born, raised, and educated in Paris, the sisters claimed to descend directly from ""two Signers of the Declaration of Independence of America. George Clymer, our mother's great-grandfather, and George Read, both being not only signers but also framers of the Constitution of the United States."" Acting in a post-World War I diplomatic capacity, the sisters traveled the country over a period of six months to give fund-raising speeches. In their published work, they give their impressions of America, comparing American culture and fashion to French, and generally highlight their great appreciation of America, particularly American hospitality and generosity. The sisters' tour took them across America-from New York, to St. Louis, to San Francisco, and the Puget Sound, before their return east to Washington, D.C.

About the Author:


"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you¿ve changed your mind about a book that you¿ve ordered, please use the [Ask bookseller a question] link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.

Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express