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    Traugott Bromme. Die Verfassungen der Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-Amerika, der Freistaaten Pennsylvania und Texas, der Königreiche Belgien und Norwegen, die Bundesverfassung der Schweiz und die Englische Staatsverfassung. Zur Beantwortung der Frage: Ob Republik, ob Konstitutionelle Monarchie? Stuttgart: Hoffmann Verlag, 1848. First edition. Octavo. xiv, 178 pages. Publisher's original blind-stamped cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on the spine.

    Simon Traugott Bromme (1802-1866) sought to further German immigration to the United States both as a public advocate and as an entrepreneurial author and book seller. Realizing that there was a market for guides that German immigrants could use to help orient themselves in their adopted land, he leveraged the first-hand knowledge that he had acquired living and traveling throughout North America, and his general knowledge of the region acquired through other sources, to provide a valuable service to Germans who were trying to escape poor economic or political circumstances in their homeland. Of particular note, this work contains a chapter with a German translation of the Texas constitution.

    Condition: Very good. Modest shelf-wear at the extremities with some browning to spine. Contents with light to moderate scattered foxing.

    Reference: Raines, Bibliography of Texas, page 31.


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