MISSISSIPPI-FAHRTEN: REISEBILDER AUS DEM AMERIKANISCHEN SUDEN, 1879-1880.

Leipzig: Verlag von Carl Reissner (overstamped "Munchen: Maximilian Fuchs"), 1882. 8vo. 354pp. Illustrated, map. Contemporary half-cloth and marbled boards, gilt title on spine; bookplate and owner's inscription, old stain through upper margin, else a very good copy. Item #33843

Second edition (originally published the previous year). The first half of the book records the author's experiences on and along the Mississippi from St. Louis to Arkansas; the second half deals entirely with Louisiana. Clark New South I, 103: "[the author] devoted some attention to the Ku Klux Klan, the Negro exodus, rice plantations, religous life, and the social status of women. A most valuable travel account for the are visited." Although OCLC locates many copies of the first edition, this second seems to be unrecorded.

Price: $600.00

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