Pfeiffer: A woman’s journey round the world

Ida Pfeiffer: A woman’s journey round the world: from Vienna to Brazil, Chili, Tahiti, China, Hindostan, Persia, and Asia Minor (London: Office of the National Illustrated Library, second edition [1852 ?])

  • Bibliographic reference: BS col. 2122 (only referring to an 1856 English and to an 1858 French edition)
  • Digitized: Internet Archive (digitizing sponsor: MSN; book contributor: University of California Libraries)
  • Entry in Wiener China-Bibliographie

id., 3rd ed. (London: Ingram, Cooke, 1852)


German original:
Ida Pfeiffer: Eine Frauenfahrt um die Welt. Reise von Wien nach Brasilien, Chili, Otahaiti, China, Ost-Indien, Persien und Kleinasien, 3 vols. (Wien: Gerold, 1850)

French edition:
Ida Pfeiffer: Voyage d’une femme autour du monde. Traduit de l’allemand avec l’autorisation de l’auteur par W. de Suckau (Paris: Hachette, 2nd ed., 1859).

Ida Pfeiffer’s (1797-1858) account of her first voyage round the world (May 1846 to November 1848). For her biography as well as for the various editions of her travelogues see Neue Deutsche Biographie 20 (2001) 320 f., by Viola Imhof [full-text (in German)]


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