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A WOMAN’S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLD
A WOMAN’S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLD
A WOMAN’S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLD
A WOMAN’S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLD
Nathaniel Cooke1854
PFEIFFER, Ida. A woman’s Journey Round the World, from Vienna to Brazil, Chili, Tahiti, China, Hindostan, Persia, and Asia Minor. An unabridged translation from the German of Ida Pfeiffer. Illustrated with tinted engravings. Fourth edition. London: Nathaniel Cooke, Strand 1854. Pp [xii] 338. Small 8vo. Bound in original embossed cloth, gilt to spine, a little bumped to bottom corners, foxing to first and last few leaves, lightly toned. Complete with all twelve illustrations. [Ida Laura Pfeiffer 1797, Vienna – 1858, Vienna. Austrian traveler and travel book author. An early female explorer, translated into seven languages. Excluded from the Royal Geographical Society inLondon, who did not admit women. The book describes a world tour starting in 1846, and ending in 1848.] An intrepid traveller.
condition: Very Good
binding: Original cloth

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