Lithographic Images of the Japan Expedition.:
    ~ Eliphalet Brown's Illustrations of the Japan Expedition
    ~ Wilhelm Heine's Graphic Scenes of the Japan Expedition
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         Price List (Added May 2009)
    ~ Heine, Brown, et. al., lithographs in the Government Narrative          Lew Chew (Okinawa)   -  20 Lithographs, 2 Maps
         Japan - Part 1   -  28 + 1 (banned) Lithographs
         Japan - Part 2   -  19 Lithographs - 1 Map
         Other   -  22 Lithographs - Not Japan or Okinawa
         Natural History, Part 1 - Birds, Animals & Agriculture
         Natural History, Part 2 - Fish & Shells
         Reports/Documents Extracted from Volume 2

 

 

Extracted Reports and Documents Found in Volume 2
of the Narrative of the Perry Expedition
to Japan, 1852-4, Published in 1856

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For a detailed listing of the contents of Volume 2 of the Narrative of the Perry Expedition to Japan, click here.

 
  $15.00 -- Maderia, Cape of Good Hope & Mauritius
The Agricultural of Madeira, the Cape of Good Hope, Mauritius, etc, by D.S. Green Surgeon, MD, Surgeon, United States Navy, Attached to the Frigate Mississippi on the Late Expedition to Japan, pages 1~12
 
  $35.00 -- Island of Great Lew Chew (5 Reports)
Five (5) Reports on Okianwa/Lew Chew, pages 15~64

  1. The Agriculture of Lew Chew by J. Morrow, M.D., pages 15~20.
  2. Medical Topography and Agriculture of The Island of Great Lew Chew, by D.S Green, Surgeon United States Navy, pages 21~38.
  3. The Botany, Ethnograph, etc, of the Island of Great Lew Chew, By Chas. F. Fahs, Assistant Surgeon United States Navy, pages 39~50.
  4. Geological Exploration, etc., of the Island of Great Lew Chew, by Rev. George Jones, M.A., Chaplin USN, pages 51~56.
    Text Illustrations:
    Drawings of Shaw Bay (4 different views)
    Drawings of Abbey Point (2 different Views)
  5. An Exploration of Great Lew Chew, by Rev. George Jones, M.A., Chaplin, USN, pages 57~64.
 
  $15.00 -- Peel Island (2 Reports)
Two (2) Reports on Peel Island, pages 65~78.

  1. The Exploration of Peel Island, by Bayard Taylor, Esq, pages 65~72.
  2. An Exploration of Peel Island by Chas. F. Fahs, Assistant Surgeon USN, pages 73~78.
 
  $15.00 -- Japan, Agriculture, Medical & Mineral Springs (3 Reports)
Three (3) Reports on Japan, pages 79~98.

  1. The Agriculture of Japan, by Daniel S. Green, M.D, Surgeon USN, pages 79~88.
  2. Medical Topography of Japan, by Daniel S. Green, Surgeon USN, pages 89~94.
  3. A Mineral Spring Near Hakodadi, by Rev. George Jones, M.A, Chaplin USN, pages 95~98.
    Text Illustration:
    Drawing "Mineral Spring Near Hakodadi"
 
  $10.00 -- Chinese Agriculture (2 Reports)
  $55.00 -- Chinese Agriculture (2 Reports) with the 4 Plates
Two (2) Reports on Chinese Agriculture, page 99~113.

  1. The Agriculture of China, by Daniel S. Green, Surgeon, USN, pages 99~108.
  2. Paper Upon the Agriculture of China, by G.R. West, pages 109~113.
    Tinted Lithographic Plates - Also sold separately - To see and order the individual plates, click here.
    • Various Chinese Implements
    • Chinese Irrigating Machine Worked by a Buffalo
    • Chinese Irrigating Machine Worked by Man
    • Chinese Apparatus for Hulling and Course Grinding Rice
 
  $15.00 -- Japanese Islands and Coasts (3 Reports)
Three (3) Reports on Japanese Islands and Coasts, page 115~133.

  1. An Examination of Volcano Bay, Island of Jesso, by Lieut Comd'g Junius J. Boyle, pages 115~120
  2. Observations and Soundings of the Islands of Japan, from Hakodadi to Simoda, by Captain Joel Abbot, USN, pages 121~124.
  3. Examination of the Bonin Group, by Captain Joel Abbott, USN, includes a report of Lieutenant Balch to Commander Kelly, respecting the Bonin Islands, pages 125~133.
 
  Sold -- Formosa and Coal (3 Reports) - Out of Stock
Three (3) Reports on Formosa and Coal, page 135~170.

  1. Instructions and Reports in Relation to a Visit to Manila and Formosa, pages 135~150.
  2. Visit to the Coal Regions of the Island of Formosa, by George Jones, M.A., Chaplain, USN, pages 151~164.
    Map & Text illustrations (3):
    Map of Coal Mines of Formosa (full page)
    Drawings of Geological Features (3 drawings)
  3. A Comparative Analysis of Cumberland, Formosa, and Japan Coal, by Professor B.F. Bache, United States Naval Laboratory, New York (with two tables in the text), pages 165~170.

For more information on the above three reports pertaining to Formosa, click here.

 
  $15.00 -- Commerce, Thailand and the Kanagawa Treaty (4 Reports)
Four (4) Reports on Commerce with Japan and Okianwa, Thailand and the Kanagawa Treaty (Treaty with Japan), page 171~210.

  1. Remarks of Commodore Perry on the Expediency of the Extendion of Further Encouragement to American Commerce in the East, pages 171~182.
  2. Remarks of Commodore Perry upon the Probable Future Commercial Relations with Japan and Lew Chew, pages 183~188.
  3. Correspondence in Reference to Siam, pages 189~198.
  4. Letter of Capain H.A. Adams to Commodore Perry, Communicating the Particulars of the Ratification of the Treaty of Ka-na-ga-wa, pages 199~210.
 
  $40.00 -- Natural History, 2 Engraved Plates of Animals
Natural History, 2 Black & White Engraved Plates of Animals (Yack and Japanese Fox), after page 211.
Engraved Plates, black and white, of Animals. To see and these two plates, click here.
  • Yack
  • Japanese Fox
 
  Sold -- Birds (3 Reports)
  Sold -- Birds (3 Reports) with the 6 Plates
Three (3) Reports Natural History Note & Birds, page 213~252.

  1. Introductory Note to Papers on Natural History, pages 213~4.
  2. Birds, by John Cassin, pages 215~248.
    A.--Birds Collected in Japan, pages 219~235.
    B.-- Birds Collected in China, the Loo Choo Islands, the Islands of Singapore and Ceylon and on the Coast of California, pages 236~248.
  3. Letter Describing the Manner of Hatching Ducks in China, by Dr. Jos. Wilson, pages 249~252.
    Handcolored Lithographic Plates of Birds - Also sold separately - To see and order the individual plates, click here.
    • Phasianus Versicolor-Vieillot (Plate 1), after page 222.
    • Phasianus Soemmeringi (Temminck) (Plate 2) (Type I) left edge with piece missing outside the image area, after page 226.
    • Numenius Tahticus - Gmelin (Plate 3), after page 228
    • Garrulax Perspicillatus - Gmelin (Plate 4), after page 236.
    • Heterornis Sericea - Gmelin (Plate 5), after page 238.
    • Ixos Haemorrhous - Gmelin (Plate 6), after page 240.
 
  Sold -- Fish (1 Report)
  Sold -- Fish (1 Report) with the 10 Plates
Notes on Some Figures of Japanese Fish Taken From Recent Specimens by the Artists of the U.S. Japan Expedition, by James Carson Brevoort, pages 253~288.

Handcolored Engravings of Fish (10 Plates) - Also some sold separately - To see and order the individual plates, click here.
  • Plate III, 2 fish, by B. Taylor
  • Plate IV, 2 fish, by H. Patterson
  • Plate V, 3 fish, by H. Patterson
  • Plate VI, 6 fish, by H. Patterson
  • Plate VII, 4 fish, by H. Patterson
  • Plate VIII, 3 fish, artist unspecified
  • Plate IX, 2 fish, artist unspecified
  • Plate X, 3 fish, artist unspecified
  • Plate XI, 2 eels, artist unspecified
  • Plate XII, 2 fish, artist unspecified
 
  Sold -- Shells (1 Report)
  Sold -- Shells (1 Report) with the 5 Plates
Shells Collected by the Japan Expedition Together With a List of Japan Shells, by John C. Jay, of New York, pages 289~298.
Steel Engravings, handcolored (2) - B/W (3), of Shells - Also some sold separately - To see and order the individual plates, click here.
  • Conchology Plate I, 10 shells, black & white
  • Conchology Plate II, 10 shells, handcolored
  • Conchology Plate III, 4 shells, black & white
  • Conchology Plate IV, 2 shells, black & white
  • Conchology Plate V, 17 shells, handcolored
The three black and white plates are heavily aged (browned) and have blotches of lighter color areas, a typical condition on these plates.
 
  $10.00 -- Correspondence and Report on Botanical Specimens
Correspondence and Report on Botanical Specimens Gathered, page 299~332.

  1. Correspondence (in relation to botanical specimens), 299~302.

  2. Account of the Botanical Specimens, prepared by Professor A. Gray, Assisted by Mr. Sullivant, Dr Harvey, etc., pages 302~332.

 
  Sold -- Cyclones in the Western Pacific
Observations in Relation to Cyclones of the Western Pacific, by William C. Redfield, pages 333~360.
Text Illustrations (2) showing:
1. Track of Cyclone in China Sea in 1831 (at page 344).
2. "Mississippi," October 7, 1854 (in a cyclone) (at page 347).

Full Page Chart (three folds out):
"Gales and Huricanes" (after page 354).

 
  $20.00 -- Kuro-Siwo with Chart and 16 Plates
Report Made to Commodore M.C. Perry Upom the Kuro-Siwo, or Gulf Stream of the North Pacific Ocean, by Lieut. Silas Bent, pages 361~370.
Charts/Plates (17):
1. Kuro-Siwo and Gulf Stream Chart(three folds out - after page 364).
2~17. Sailing charts of track, winds, currents, barometer and temperature for several sailings (16 Plates, Plate I to XVI - after page 370.
 
  $15.00 -- Sailing Directions and Nautical Remarks
Sailing Directions and Nautical Remarks by Officers of the Late United States Naval Expedition to Japan (compiled by Lieut. W.M. Maucy), pages 371~392.
 
  $20.00 -- Appendix - Journal of Wells, Two General Orders, Letter from King of Siam and Account of Deaths of Crew Members and List of Officers
Appendix.
  • Journal of the Second Visit of Commodore Perry to Japan, by a Native of China (Wells Williams), pages 393~406.
  • General Order, No. 1 (requires notes and drawings be given to Captain of Fleet), page 407.
  • General Order, No. 2 (requires all Officers to devote spare time to gathering information), at pages 407~408.
  • Letter from the Second King of Siam to Commodore Perry (dated July 16, 1856), at page 408
  • Account of the loss of Lieutenant John Matthews and boat's crew of the United States ship Plymouth, at pages 408~409.
  • List of officers of the United States Japan Expedition, at pages 410~414.

 
  $25.00 -- Appendix - Treaty with Japan in Japanese and English
Appendix.
  • Fac-simile the Original Treaty with Japan (Japanese Version of the Treaty of Ka-na-ga-wa), pages 415-418 and 1-14. [The treaty is presented in Japanese format - reading right the right page to left page (ie back to front). Therefore the first page of the fascimile in the volume is numbered 14 and the numbers decrease as you go from left to right (ie front to back)].
  • "Japanese Treaty" English version of the treaty of Ka-na-ga-wa (2 unnumbered pages).
 

 
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