Berlin: Georg Reimer, 1853. . 8vo, uncut and unopened gatherings bound into card stock covers; first and last leaves browned due to acid transfer from covers. Howes M518. Not in Eberstad, Decker, Soliday, or Graff . Common institutionally, scarce in tradeBorn of a peasant family in what is now Czechoslovakia, Menzel became a Catholic priest,and a well-regarded naturalist He is the author of the first scientific treatise on Fr dlantsko and Liberec and awarded several medals.His main contribution iwas to know and describe the botanical , zoological , geological and climatic conditions of northern Bohemia .His time in the United State was spent in Texas, he served in Fredericksburg and New Braunfels, apparently many of his countrymen were going to Texas and he was sent to help them adjust. This book was also written to help newcomers to understand the very different country they were about to live in. (Inventory #: 2820)
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