Wanderfahrten und Wallfahrten im Orient.

Keppler, Paul Wilhelm von.

Book ID: 18683


8vo. viii, [1], 534 pp., [1], frontispiece portrait, half-title, 1 folding map, 1 loose folding plan of Jerusalem, 1 folding panorama of Istanbul, 192 b/w photographs & wood engravings in & hors text, contemporary half-calf with marbled boards, lightly rubbed round corners, title gilt on spine, marbled edges, index, previous owner’s inscription on front fly leaf, ex-libris Helmut Schmeck, copy clean and in very good condition, Herdersche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Freiburg & Breisgan, 1905.


Paul Keppler (1852-1926), a German bishop who lectured since 1883 at the Catholic-theological faculty at Tubingen. He was extremely productive as a writer. This is an account of a journey he made in 1892 to Egypt, Palestine, Lebanon, Cyprus and Greece. Contemporary photographs taken by leading 19th century photographers in the Middle East are used as illustrations for this work.

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