Amerikanische Jagd- und Reiseabenteuer: aus meinem Leben in den westlichen Indianergebieten.

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This German text recounts the author's adventures traveling the western United States over a sixteen-year period. The author describes his encounters with Native Americans and the natural environment, especially the animals he hunted. The book also includes illustrations made by the author during his travels.

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vi, 460 p., [24] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.

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Armand, 1806-1889 1858.

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  • J.G. Cotta'sche Buchhandlung
    Publisher Info: Stuttgart und Augsburg. J. G. Cotta'scher Verlag. 1858.
    Place of Publication: Stuttgart, Germany

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  • Main Title: Amerikanische Jagd- und Reiseabenteuer: aus meinem Leben in den westlichen Indianergebieten.
  • Parallel Title: American hunting and travel adventure: from my life in the western Indian territories.

Description

This German text recounts the author's adventures traveling the western United States over a sixteen-year period. The author describes his encounters with Native Americans and the natural environment, especially the animals he hunted. The book also includes illustrations made by the author during his travels.

Physical Description

vi, 460 p., [24] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.

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"Mit 24 vom Verfaßer nach der Natur entworfenen Skizzen." trans. "With 24 nature sketches drawn by the author."

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Burnet County Historical Commission, Anne & Mike Stewart Collection, Danish Heritage Preservation Society, Gillespie County Historical Society, Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library, Institute of Texan Cultures, Mexic-Arte Museum, Museum of the Big Bend, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Nesbitt Memorial Library, Panola College, Price Johnson Family Collection, San Antonio Public Library, Tarleton State University, University of Texas at San Antonio, and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • 1858

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  • 1840~ - 1858

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  • Feb. 7, 2012, 9:27 a.m.

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Armand, 1806-1889. Amerikanische Jagd- und Reiseabenteuer: aus meinem Leben in den westlichen Indianergebieten., book, 1858; Stuttgart, Germany. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth202837/: accessed September 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at San Antonio.