Traugott Bromme's Hand- und Reisebuch für Auswanderer und Reisende nach Nord-, Mittel- ... Traugott Bromme's Hand- und Reisebuch für Auswanderer und Reisende nach Nord-, Mittel- ...

Traugott Bromme's Hand- und Reisebuch für Auswanderer und Reisende nach Nord-, Mittel- und Süd Amerika (Den gesammten Vereinigten Staaten, Texas, Canada, Brasilien, Mejiko, usw.)

Bromme, Traugott

Published by Verlag der Buchner'schen Buchhandlung, Bamberg, 1853
Condition: fair Hardcover

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8vo. xvi, 744pp. Contemporary half cloth over paper-covered boards with gold decoration and gold lettering on spine. Mid-19th century handbook for Germans who planned to emigrate or travel to North, Central and South America, Canada, Mexico, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Venezuela and Chile. Traugott Bromme was a German adventurer who arrived in the United States in 1820. During his travels he faced many obstacles, mainly in regards to immigration. Based on his experience, Bromme wrote an information / travel guide for German emigrants who spoke no or little English and arrived in North-, Central- or South America without having a job or prospects of employment. Divided into two parts: Part one contains important information of each country such as geography, inhabitants, sociology, industry, laws, etc. Part two explains who can emigrate & steps how to go about it, immigration guidelines of various countries, job opportunities as well as other pertinent information. Text in German, gothic script. Lacking map. Heavy age wear and staining on binding. Cloth on head of spine torn. sporadic foxing to leaves. Light water staining on parts of margins throughout, not affecting text. Signature of previous owner on free front endpaper. Binding in poor, interior in overall good- condition. Good reading copy. As is. Siebente, sehr vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage (seventh revised edition). Bookseller Inventory # 29530

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Title: Traugott Bromme's Hand- und Reisebuch für ...

Publisher: Verlag der Buchner'schen Buchhandlung, Bamberg

Publication Date: 1853

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair

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