The Travels of Friedrich Fischer : a Travel Account of a German Wanderbursche from Wiesbaden Germany, by Way of Constantinople and Alexandria to the Holy Land 1839 - 188, Prior to His Settlement in Evansville, Indiana 1849; First edition, first printing

Webster Groves, MO: Privately Printed, 1962. First edition. Plastic Comb Bound. Thin quarto. Some wear to edges and corners of covers. 47 p. w/ additional unnumbered pages that include a 4 page glossary ( primarily geographical), a hand drawn geneology chart, and a well done by amateur large fold out map of southern Euope and the Near East highlighting Fischer's travels, with color added by hand to his outgoing and return routes. An uncommon bit of 19th century travel history, localy produced by the family of the traveler. Fischer, a cabinet maker, traveled to Alexandria via Istanbul, then to Jaffa and on to Jerusalem and elsewhere. Very Good. Item #13124

Price: $65.00