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Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation 1776-1914; Edited and with an Introduction by Marc Pachter; co-edited by Frances Wein by  editor  Marc - Hardcover - 1976 - from Classic Books and Ephemera and Biblio.com

Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation 1776-1914; Edited and with an Introduction by Marc Pachter; co-edited by Frances Wein

by Pachter, Marc, editor

Condition: Fine/very good +


Reading, Mass: Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. in association with the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 1976. Hardcover. Fine/very good +. xix, [1], 347 p.: illustrations; 26 cm. Brown and gold cover with gilt spine title. Brown endpapers. Dust jacket designed to look like an envelope with a red seal. Contains articles about 29 travellers who wrote about their visit to the United States from 1776 to 1914, from Marquis de Chastellux to H. G. Wells. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. Book is in Fine Condition: clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ Condition: lightly soiled; upper edge slightly creased.


  • Bookseller: Classic Books and Ephemera US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 007143
  • Title: Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation 1776-1914; Edited and with an Introduction by Marc Pachter; co-edited by Frances Wein
  • Author: Pachter, Marc, editor
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: very good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0201000318
  • ISBN 13: 9780201000313
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. in association with the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
  • Place: Reading, Mass
  • Date published: 1976
  • Bookseller catalogs: American History; Travel & Exploration;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / United States / General; TRAVEL / General;


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