Travels in Europe; viz., in England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, and the Netherlands.
by FISK, Wilbur [Willbur] (1792-1839).
New-York:: Harper & Brothers, 1839., 1839. 8vo. xv, 688 pp. 8 plates; light foxing. Original tree calf, gilt-stamped spine label; extremities rubbed, upper joint reinforced with kozo. Ownership signature of J. T. Arnold, rubberstamps of E. H. White, Minneapolis, Minn. Very good. Fifth edition. Fisk was an American Methodist Minister, theologian, and the first president of Wesleyan University. In 1835e traveled to Europe in hopes of recovering from a chronic respiratory condition which had interrupted his work at Wesleyan. This volume describes his experiences during this trip. An interesting counterpoint to the numerous works published by Europeans during this period detailing their trips to America.
(Inventory #: SW1055)
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