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St John's College S.73 (James 465)

John Palmer, Journal of travel in Germany. English, 1799

John Palmer, Fellow of St John's College and Sir Thomas Adams Professor of Arabic at Cambridge (1769-1840): notebook containing a detailed journal and financial accounts for his tour of Germany, 1799. He travelled as far east as Berlin. The return journey is summarised very abruptly.

180x115 mm. [26] fos. Apparently presented by John William Pieters, Fellow and Senior Bursar of St John's (1824-1901), in 1877.

Autograph journal. Paper. Original marbled paper covers.