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The Old Land and the New: The Journals of Two Swiss Families in America in the 1820s (SIGNED)

Robert H. Billigmeier & Fred Altschuler Picard (SIGNED), editors

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ISBN 10: 0816657092 / ISBN 13: 9780816657094
Published by Univ Of Minnesota Press; Minneapolis, 1965
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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INSCRIBED First Edition Hardcover-- blue/white tweed cloth w/ pictorial graphic of sailing ship-- in NEAR FINE Condition in VERY GOOD Dustjacket showing edge chip at top of rear, minor wear/ soil. INSCRIBED on second free endpaper: "There was Music in 1826-- from Switzerland (then a hard to decipher word) Fred A. Picard-- see pages 222, 128, 160 etc" otherwise INTERIOR PRISTINE: clean, tight, bright. Fred A. Picard, a native of St. Gallen, was director of cultural activities at the College of Idaho & a corresponding member of the Universite de Geneve, Switzerland. NOTE: The book does not match the stock photo, which shows a paperback edition. Carefully shipped in secure el. Bookseller Inventory # 509811

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Title: The Old Land and the New: The Journals of ...

Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press; Minneapolis

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

The Old Land and the New was first published in 1965. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.

These are the journals in English translation of two early Swiss immigrants to America who provided an intriguing picture of life as they saw it in New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. The book is illustrated with sketches by the Swiss artist, Hans Erni.

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Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible to scholars, students, researchers, and general readers. Rich with historical and cultural value, these works are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. The books offered through Minnesota Archive Editions are produced in limited quantities according to customer demand and are available through select distribution partners.

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