Title: Our Norwegian Immigrants-A Hundred-Year Saga...
Publisher: Dreyers Forlag, Oslo, Norway
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Good+ to Very Good-
Dust Jacket Condition: Good+ to Very Good-
Written in English and Norwegian, book is a collection of photographs documenting the one hundred years of migration, from 1825-1925, of more than 800,000 Norwegians to America. "This overwhelming display of historically valuable photographs were originally collected and made available to the American public in connection with the 1975 Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibition 'With our Hands and Minds'. The exhibition concentrated mainly on the Mid-West. In this book that material is supplemented by pictures from immigrant life in the West and in Alaska" Black cloth with gilt titling on spine, pale green end papers, black and white photographs throughout, 191 pages. Cover has minor edge wear, corners are bumped, text block edges slightly darkened, spot on leading text block edge, ink inscription on end paper, text has a slightly musty odour, book is generally clean and tight. Dust jacket has light edge wear, a half-inch closed tear at upper spine end, sunned spine, shelf wear. This is an attractive and interesting volume. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 015957
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