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The United States of America
The Romantic America

The Landscape / Architecture / Life Of The People

A very beautiful photographic record of full page photographs (in high quality photo gravure technique)
 featuring topography, remarkable sites, architecture and people of the USA.

This precious book was not affordable by too many people at that time.
And there is no other book of that time which comes close to the printing quality of that title.

The photographs are by famous photographer Emil Otto Hoppe!

Photographs titled in English, German, French and Spanish.

From the series "Orbis Terrarum" , a series of early photobooks portraying the regions of the world.

~330 pages, german text

- 304 sepia photos in photogravure printing
- 32 pages introduction and index of photographs
- 1 map of USA

- Gilt lettering and decoration

In good exterior and good interior condition.
Boards and spine sunned and lightly soiled, corners bumped, ex-library copy of the police director to Heidelberg with the usual library markings, otherwise ok with mild traces of use and age.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 12-1/4" x 9-3/4"  ~3.95 lbs.

This item is NO facsimile, it is a real authentic, historical item.

from E. O. Hoppe
Published by Wasmuth Berlin 1927

Table of Contents:

New York City - Manhattan; New Jersey - Atlantic City; Pennsylvania - Westchester County, Pittsburgh, 
Philadelphia; Ohio; Virginia - Fredericksburg, Alexandria, Richmond; Kentucky; South Corolina -
Charleston; Georgia - Savannah, Atlanta; Florida - Palm Beach, Coral Gables, Miami; Tennessee; Mississippi -
Fort Bayon; Louisiana - New Orleans; Texas - El Paso, Houston, Galveston, San Antonio; Oklahoma;
New Mexico - San Geronimo de Taos, Santa Fe; Colorado - Denver; Arizona - Phoenix, Superior City,
Grand Canyon; Utah; Nevada; California - San Diego, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Palo Alto,
San Juan Bautista, Monterey Peninsula, San Francisco, Sierra Nevada, Yosemite Valley; Oregon - Portland,
Vancouver; Washington - Seattle; Idaho; Montana; Wyoming - Yellowstone; Utah - Bryce Canyon, Bingham,
Salt Lake City, Red Canyon; Missouri - St. Louis, Kansas City; Illinois - Chicago; Iowa; Kansas; Michigan -
Detroit; Indiana; New York State - Niagara, Newburgh, Westpoint, Buffalo, St. James; Connecticut -
Newhaven, Middletown; Vermont; Massachusetts - Marblehead, Boston, Cambridge; New Hampshire;
Maryland - Baltimore; Washinton D. C.

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