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Publisher: KORN, W.
Title: Peking.
Published in: Berlin, 1864
   
Size: 9.1 x 18.1 inches.
23.0 x 46.0 cm.
Colouring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: Lithography on tinted ground. Printed on heavy paper 53x70cm. Some light marginal spotting. Very good.
RARE.

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A fine town-view of Peking. From Die Preussische Expedition nach Ost Asien.
Following England (1854), Russia, France, Holland (1855) and Portugal (1860), Prussia dispatched a fleet of four warships carrying 844 men in order to establish Germany as a world-power with trading interests. This is the narrative of this 1860-1862 German exploring/trade expedition that was equivalent to the Perry Expedition. The commander was Graf F. zu Eulenburg. The German expedition visited Singapore, Japan, China and Siam. Contributors to the book include Albert Berg, M. von Brandt, Wilhelm Heine and Freiherr von Richthofen.
The first two volumes deal with Japan and the last two volumes with China, Indochina, Thailand, etc. The plates are from paintings by German painter Albert Berg.




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