Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB): Travel general
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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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Sonstige Stichworte: Travel general, travel, exploration, lady traveller, far east, indonesia, pacific, america, americana, amerika, south america,

 
WAFER, LIONELD (LIONEL) AND PAGÉS, PIERRE MARIE FRANCOIS DE AND SONNERAT, PIERRE:
Dagbok och beskrifning af americanska näset, dess invånare och physiska märkvärdigheter. Upsala, Johan Edman, 1788.
. 12mo. (iv), 128. A Swedish edition of Wafer's important account of the Isthmus of America, translated from the English by Samuel Ödmann and with his comments. BOUND WITH: PAGéS, PIERRE MARIE FRANCOIS DE: Franska Sjö-Capitainens de Page's resa genom öde Arabien, emellan Bassora och Damas, år 1770. Upsala, Johan Edman, 1788. Pp. 72. A Swedish version of the Arabian section of de Pagès's "Voyage autour du monde ..." (Paris 1784). AND: SONNERAT, PIERRE: Sammandrag af Herr Sonnerats resa till Nya Guinea, gjord åren 1771 och 1772. Upsala, Johan Edman, 1786. Pp. 64, (8) adv. A Swedish abridgement of Sonnerat's "Voyage a la Nouvelle Guinée" (Paris 1776), translated by Samuel Ödmann and with his comments. Original boards, top of spine slightly worn. A nice collection of three works translated and edited by Samuel Ödmann and printed by Johan Edman in Upsala.
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Sonstige Stichworte: Travel general, america, americas, travels, explore, exploring, voyage, arabic, arabia, orient, east, asie, asia, asien, pacific, new guinea, south east asia, southeast asia, asean, bassora, damas, nya guinea, nouvelle guinée, viajes, viaggio, reisen, paz

 
[BERNADOTTE, OSCAR, PRINCE]. WIDÉN, ALBIN:
Fregatten Vanadis' världsomsegling. Med utdrag ur Prins Oscar Bernadottes dagböcker. No place 1962.
. Pp. (i), 123- 165. Wrappers. An abridgement of Prince Oscar's diaries written during the Vanadis' circumnavigation. Only parts of his diary had previously been published. Prince Oscar was a naval officer on the expedition. (Offprint from "Aktuellt och historiskt 1962").
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Sonstige Stichworte: Travel general, vanadis, travel, exploration, circumnavigation

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