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Visit to Iceland, 1852  

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Visit to Iceland and the Scandinavian North

Pfeiffer, Ida


Ingram Cooke



354 pp. With 8 color wood-engraved plates, including the frontispiece & added pictorial title; all are included in the pagination. 19x12.5 cm. (7½x5 in.), blindstamped cloth, spine titled and decorated in gilt. First Edition in English.

One of the earliest of the women travelers, Ida Pfeiffer roamed the world and recorded her keen observations in a number of books.

Lot Amendments

Ex-library with plates and stamps from the University of East Anglia; spine faded, light wear to covers and extremities, corners bumped; front hinge started, front free endpaper loose, mild toning and foxing throughout, light water staining and warping; overall very good.

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