The Chinese and Japanese Repository of Facts and Events
Volumes I:11 (May 1864) and I:12 (June 1864)

 
Summers, Reverend J.(editor)
Rost, Dr. Reinhold (editor):
The Chinese and Japanese Repository of Facts and Events in Science, History and Art Relating to Eastern Asia, Volume I:11 (May 3, 1864) and Volume I:12 (June 3, 1864), London, W.H. Allen & Co., Paris, Benjamin Duprat, 8vo, paper wraps, pages. Contents of each issue outlined below.

The June issue contains a section titled "Japan" (pages 519-522) which reports on the announcement of "another Japanese Embassy to Europe." This section also has a portion titled "Japanese Buying Foreign Steamers" noting the purchase of the Yangtsz for $145,000 by the Tycoon, the purchase of the Ayrshire Lass for $30,000 by the Satsuma and the Shun-li for $100,000 by the Governor of Nagasaki.

These are two issues of 29 from this periodical. The entire set covers Volume I-III, consecutive No. 1 (July 1863) through No. 29 (December 1865), 1863-1865, later hard bound in three volumes, approximately 40~48 pages per monthly issue, 500~534 pages per bound volume.

 

 


Volume I:11 (May 3, 1864)
I.    On the Railways in China (443-448), 
II.   The Science of Chinese Arithmetic (448-461), 
III.  Suttee in China (457-461), 
IV.   Lui-Fung Ta, "Thunder Peak Pagoda," or "The Story of Han-Wan and the Water Serpent (461-468), 
V.    Extracts from A. Loudon's "Journal of a Mission to Siam" (469-472), 
VI.   Medical Missionary Practice in Peking in 1861-2 (472-480) and 
VII.  Notices of Recent Publications on Chinese &c. (480-482)


Volume I:12 (June 3, 1864)
I.    Medical Missionary Practice in Peking in 1861-2 (483-494), 
II.   The Science of Chinese Arithemtic (494-500),
III.  Extracts from Histores and Fables, to Which Allusions are Frequently Made in Chinese Literature (500-3), 
IV.   Lui-Fung Ta, "Thunder-Peak Pagoda," or "The Story of Han-Wan and the White Serpent" (503-513) and 
V.    Record of Events in China During the First Four Months of 1864 (513-522).



 


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