Meeting the Sun: A Journey All Round the World, Through Egypt, China, Japan, and California, including an Account of the Marriage Ceremonies of the Emperor of China. WILLIAM SIMPSON.

Meeting the Sun: A Journey All Round the World, Through Egypt, China, Japan, and California, including an Account of the Marriage Ceremonies of the Emperor of China.

London. Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer. 1874. Stock ID #129097

Plans, including a plan of Peking, full page black and white plates (mainly Heliotypes), x + 413pp, some leaves in text annotated, some light soiling, attractively and professionally rebound in red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine, modern endpapers. 22.5 x 15cm.

William Simpson was one of the first, and highly successful, war correspondent- artists (Crimean War, the aftermath of the Indian Mutiny, and Abyssinia1867) whose work appeared in the 'Illustrated London News'. Includes chapters on Ceylon, Penang and Singapore, Hong Kong, The China Seas, Tientsing and the Peiho, Peking, Marriage of the Emperor of China, The Temple of Heaven, The Emperor's Assumption of Power, The Audience Question, The Great Wall of China, Language and Education in China, Chinese Civilization, the Yang-tse-kiang, Japan and the Pacific. Includes chapters on Ceylon, Penanga d Singapore, HongKong, the China Seas, Tientsing and the Peiho, Peking, the Marriage of the Emperor of China, Language and Education in China et al.

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