Very Good-. Dk. green cloth bind. sl. rubbed at spine ends, corners; hinges cracking; leaf edges browned & brittle, a few w/ sm. closed tears or tiny chips to fore-edges; ffep smudged, else a very nice, clean volume. ; Many fine b&w ils.; text in German; Buschbauer a pseudonym of Francis Hoffman. ; 8vo; 504 pages. Binding is Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Amerikanisches Garten Buch fur Stadt und ...
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI Georg Brumder 1892.
Publication Date: 1892
Book Description Georg Brumber, Milwaukee, 1892. Hardback. Blindstamped green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, 8vo, xii, 504 pp. X-college library with usual flaws, but no marks in text, binding solid. Covers clean, pages somewhat browned but still supple. Hoffman (1822-1903) was a German emigrant who settled in Illinois, rose to a position of importance as a lawyer, was a friend of both Lincoln and Grant, and became Lieutenant Governor of Illinois. Upon retirement, he moved to Jefferson, Wisconsin and wrote several books and many shorter pieces to assist German settlers adapt to American life. Book condition VG-. Binding: Hardback. Bookseller Inventory # BY4370