Cruise of the Marchesa
1889, F.H.H. Guillemard

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Guillemard, F. H. H.:
Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka and New Guinea with Notices of formosa, Liu-Kiu & Various Islands of the Malay Archipelago,London, John Murray, printed by R&R Clark of Edinburgh, 1889, 2nd Edition, 14 maps (most are colored; some are folding), 28 full page black and white plates and 111 woodcut text illustrations in the text 8vo (6 7/8 x 9 1/4 in - 17 x 23 cm), 455 pp, blue decorative cloth, gold lettering. The account of a British natural history expedition (focus on birds) aboard a 420 ton auxiliary screw schooner yacht the Marchesa from January 1882 through April 1884. Includes two chapters on "Liu-Kiu" (Ryukyu Islands - Okinawa).


1.     Formosa
II.    The Liu-Kiu Islands [Okinawa]
III.   The Liu-Kiu Islands (continued [Okianwa]
IV.    Kamschatka
V.     Kamschatka (continued)
VI.    Kamschatka (continued)
VII.   Kamschatka (continued)
VIII.  Kamschatka (continued)
IX.    Bering Island
X.     Kamschatka
XI.    Cagaan Sulu
XII.   The Sulu Islands (continued)
XIII.  The Sulu Islands (continued)
XIV.   The Sulu Islands (continued)
XV.    British North Borneo
XVI.   Labuan and Brunei
XVII.  Sumbawa
XVIII. Celebes
XIX.   Celebes (continued)
XX.    The Moluccas
XXI.   New Guinea
XXII.  New Guinea (continued)
XXIII. Amboina, Banda and the Aru Islands
XXV.   The Homeward Voyage
Illustrations (woodcut engravings)
Total of 139 (28 full page plates and 111 text illustrations):
Liu-Kiu related plates:

A Street in Napha-Kiang

The Inner Fortifications, Shiuri

Liu-Kiu related text illustrations:

Liu-Kiuan of Napaha-Kiang
Kiu-Kiu Hair-pins
Tattooed Hand
Liu-Kiuan Tomb
Liu-Kiu Samisen
Liu-Kiun with Hachi-Machi
Entrance to Shiuri

Liu-Kiuan Girl, Napah-Kiang

Listing of Maps (14) (facing page listed)

Track of the "Marchesa's" Voyage (Frontispiece with tissue guard)
Map of Formosa (page 1)
Map of Kamchatka (page 49)
Sketch Survey of Lower Part of Kamchatka River (page 118)
Outline Map to Show Position of Seal Islands (page 142)
Track Chart of the "Marchesa's" Cruise in the Malaya Apchipelago (page 174, fold out map)
Map of Cagayan Sulu (page 181)
Hydrographic Chart of the Sulu Archipelago (page 190)
Colored Map of Borneo, to Show Divisions (page 235, fold out map)
Map of Sumbawa (page 271)
Map of Celebes (page 297)
Map of the Moluccas (page 336, fold out map)
Outline Map of New Guinea (page 360)
Map of Western New Guinea (page 362, large fold out map (3 folds out))
Collation. Full Title: The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamchatka & New Guinea with Notices of Formosa, Liu-Kiu, and Various Islands of the Malaya Archipelago, London, John Murray, printed by R&R Clark of Edinburgh, 1889, 2nd Edition, Short Title (1 page), Map (Frontispiece with tissue guard), Title Page (2 pages), Dedication (1 page), Preface (4 pages), Contents (3 pages), Illustrations (4 pages), Maps (1 page), Text (numbered pages 1-445), Index (numbered pages 447-455), 14 maps and 28 full page plates in text but not numbered.

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