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Graphic Scenes of the Japan Expedition, This work consists of a regular title page, an illustrated title page, ten large folio lithographic prints including two colored and eight color tinted and ten accompanying text pages.
The book has an introduction by Francis L. For more information visit the Heine Book A facsimile of the book 24 pages is currently available on a print on demand order basis. These lithographs should not be confused with the very large lithographs published by E. Gunther, 2 volumes volume 1, pp -- volume 2, pp.
Heine's memoir of the trip was published in German in It was in two volumes in this book set. The books contain a total of 11 sometimes offered with 10 - probably not counting the frontispiece plate lightly tinted plates tinted engravings? Also numerous woodcut engravings.
Volume 1 has a frontispiece, pictorial title and 3 other plates.
The plates depict the island of Liu Kiu, local Japanese, Commodore Perry in negotiation with Japanese officials as well as views of the other countries visited during this journey. Included is the infamous plate depicting the public bath at Shimoda.
The plates are by Heine and the woodcut illustrations in the books are by Eduard Kretschmar. Sometimes offered in paper wraps. Also often found with both volumes bound into one. Japan Und Seine Bewohner. The plates are 24 x 16 cm and image sizes generally The plates in this book were obviously drawn from images found in the original US Government narrative.
Voyage Autour Du Monde. RollandTwo Volume Edition 2nd edition. For more information and pictures of the engravings, click here Other Books by Wilhelm Heine: Trautmann provides a 5 page preface, 22 page introduction, 8 page chronology, 30 pages of notes, a 10 page bibliography and an 11 page index that supplement the Heine memoir.
In total, Trautmann provides 86 pages of invaluable supplemental information which helps the reader understand the Heine memoir and place the expedition to Japan in historical perspective.
The Heine memoir is not the choppy journal entry type style you often find in such literature. Instead, it is a rich and flowing narrative style chronicle of events by a key member of the expedition.
This expedition, which was primarily a surveying and exploring voyage, set sail in June of for the Orient via the Cape of Good Hope and Batavia. The full page illustrations in this book depict Japanese and Chinese people and scenes and are all variants of illustrations generally based on Heine's drawings found in Volume 1 of the Narrative of the Perry Expedition to Japan.
The set includes a large folding map in two parts of the coast of China and Japan and maps of the north Pacific showing Alaska and other Pacific charts. For more information on this three volume set, click hereGerman Expedition to Japan under Graf F.
Heine also accompanied the German Expedition which was the equivalent of the Perry Expedition. He apparently was not the primary artist for this expedition.
The expedition is narrated in Die Preussische Expedition nach Ost-Asien, nach amtlichen Quellen which is discussed below. Ostasiatischen Expedition in2 Volumes, Lepzig, Brockhaus. Each part with 5 photographs and 5 sheets of text. In the book was published in 8vo format in 5 parts each containing 10 plates and 10 sheets of text.The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin revealed a tale of success that portrayed a remarkable man, who lived a life of great virtue in tumultuous 18th century America.
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