L'Amérique Protestante : notes et observations d'un voyageur
Paris: Joël Cherbuliez, Éditeur, 1857.
Hardcover. Good with no dust jacket. Item #9596
Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, toned text, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcovers.; French language. Two of two volumes, complete set. Quarter leather binding with gilt spine lettering and ruling, marbled paper boards and endpapers. Joseph Sabin; A Dictionary of Books Relating to America; 70384. Wright Howes; USIANA 1650-1950: A Selective Bibliography; R 231. Account of 1855 travel to the United States, with emphasis on the role of Protestant churches in American society. Along with descriptions of travel through the northern states and mid-west, there are interesting sections on missions to Native Americans, the Mormon religion and Utah, freedom of religion, and the Smithsonian Institution. An uncommon pre-Civil War European traveler's view of the United States. ; Ex-Library; vii, 326; 370 pages.