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 PFEIFFER, IDA:, A Lady's Second Journey round the World. From London to the Cape of Good Hope, Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Celebes, Ceram, the Moluccas, etc. California, Panama, Peru, Equador, and the United States. Two volumes. London 1855.
PFEIFFER, IDA:
A Lady's Second Journey round the World. From London to the Cape of Good Hope, Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Celebes, Ceram, the Moluccas, etc. California, Panama, Peru, Equador, and the United States. Two volumes. London 1855.
. Pp. xii, 451; viii, 423, adv. 24. Publisher's green blind-stamped cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Binding slightly shaken and somewhat rubbed, spines faded. First English edition which preceded the first German edition (Vienna 1856). Ida Pfeiffer was the very first full-time woman traveller of all. She was born in Vienna in 1797 and at the age of 45, after raising two children and with a husband living away from home, she started to travel. She spent the rest of her life either on a journey or preparing for to travel. Her journeys became increasingly adventurous as she ventured further and further from the usual tourist track. Her books became very popular and translated all around the world. Robinson p. 25.
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Book number: 120769
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Catalogue: Travel general
Keywords: Travel general, travel, exploration, lady traveller, far east, indonesia, pacific, america, americana, amerika, south america,

 
RAMEL, JEAN PIERRE:
Journal ou temoignage de l'Adjudant Général Ramel, Commandant de la Garde du Corps legislatif de la Republique francaise, l'un des déportés à la Guyanne après le 18. Fructidor (4 Septbre) 1797... Leipzig 1799.
. Pp. viii, 271, (5). With one large folding map. Sewn as issued, uncut in contemporary wrappers, spine detached. General Ramel's account of the condemnation and deportation to French Guiana (Cayenne) in the consequence of the Revolution of the 18th Fructidor in 1797. Sabin 67627.
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Book number: 26004
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Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, america, americana, amerique, south america, guiana, cayenne, travel, exploration, voyage, travels,

 ROUTLEDGE, KATHERINE PEASE (Mrs. SCORESBY):,  The Mystery of Easter Island. The Story of an Expedition. London and Aylesbury 1919.
ROUTLEDGE, KATHERINE PEASE (Mrs. SCORESBY):
The Mystery of Easter Island. The Story of an Expedition. London and Aylesbury 1919.
. Pp. xxii, 404. With photogravure frontispiece, one photogravure portrait, two folding coloured maps, numerous illustrations, diagrams, maps and plans. A few panoramas with closed tears. Original green cloth stamped in gilt, t.e.g., extremities rubbed, spine ends lightly chipped. First edition of this important work on the Easter Island including information of its cultural and ethnographical problems, richly illustrated. Includes many photographs of the island's statues, probably the earliest photographic survey undertaken. Additionally it contains a lot of information about the places encountered along the expedition's route: the Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Tahiti, Hawaiian Islands, The Panama, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Bermuda, etc. Robinson p. 148.
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Book number: 99180
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Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, easter islands, madeira, canary islands, tahiti, hawaii, north america, panama, jamaica, bahamas, west indies, south america, chile, pacific

 
THUNBERG, CARL PETER:
Fauna brasiliensis. Dissertation. resp. C.H. Ekstrand. Upsala, Palmblad & Co., 1823.
. 4to. Pp. (iv), 10. Disbound. Old ownership signature on title. First edition. Marklind p. 148. Wood p. 598.
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Book number: 44018
€  280.00 [Appr.: US$ 304.42 | £UK 247.25 | JP¥ 39666]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, brazil, brasil, brasilian, brazilian, south america, america, amerika, americana, flora, natural history, exploration

 
THUNBERG, CARL PETER:
Fauna cayanensis. Dissertation. Resp. Andr. Kjeller. Upsala, Palmblad & Co., 1823.
. 4to. Pp. (ii), 12. Disbound. First edition. Wood p. 598.
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Book number: 44019
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Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, guiana, cayana, south america, america, amerika, americana, fauna, natural history, cayenne

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