‘Gerlach Ribbius Peletier, Dagboeken 1872–1886’ is a story of travel through Europe by a young Dutchman, escaping family expectations in search of a fulfilling life. With its 892 pages, the book includes images of the original – in German shorthand-coded – diaries and is richly illustrated with archive materials inviting you into this personal odyssey.

Design in collab­oration with Irma Boom.