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WRIGHT, MARIE ROBINSON. - The new Brazil. Its resources and attractions, historical, descriptive, and industrial.

Title: The new Brazil. Its resources and attractions, historical, descriptive, and industrial.
Description: Philadelphia, George Barrie & Co., (1901).Folio. Original decorated cloth gilt, gilt edges. With numerous photographic illustrations in the text. 450 pp.First edition. - Marie Robinson Wright 1853 - 1914) was an American travel writer. She was elected member of learned societies in various parts of the world; and served as a special delegate or representative to international expositions. It was, however, as an observer and especially as a writer, that Wright gained her fame. Her books were written about Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, and Mexico. These volumes were generous octavos, well illustrated, and filled with facts gathered chiefly from authoritative sources or confirmed by her own observations. They ran through more than one edition, and were esteemed in the countries they described. A major guide to Brazil, profusely illustrated showing all aspects of life in Brazil during the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries.

Keywords: America Brazil

Price: EUR 82.50 = appr. US$ 89.66 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 1982