About thirty years ago, while browsing through a collection of rare books, we encountered a dusty old book with this sensational title, Brigham's Destroying Angel:
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:Once More to the Lake main hero is also depressed by the fact that the lake is no longer wild. The inner essence of his thoughts is that he is sad about the transience of time.
The things are changing at a speedy rate; father is not a young boy anymore and the lake is no more the silent place for fishing. The nearly seventy thousand members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (more commonly called Mormons) who migrated west between and were similar to other Americans traveling west on the overland trails.
Volume 2, Original Narrative, This volume ( pages) is made up of a series of reports, most by expedition members on the topography, geology, botany, agriculture, and resources of the countries visited.
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