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A Woman’s Journey Round the World, by Ida Pfeiffer

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Ida Laura Pfeiffer (October 14, 1797 in Vienna – October 27, 1858 Vienna), was an Austrian traveler and travel book author. She was one of the first female explorers, whose popular books were translated into seven languages. She was a member of geographical societies of both Berlin and Paris, but not of Royal Geographical Society in London due to her sex.