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Das grosse Schweigen : nach Ludwig Leichhardts Australien-Tagebüchern / Sigrid Noack
Bib ID 6490887
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Noack, Sigrid, 1947- artist
 
Description Cottbus, [Germany] : Druckzone, 2013 
64 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 30 x 35 cm 
Summary

Extracts from Leichhardt's diary entries, selected to emphasize his literary notes on his experiences and his personality (augmented by facsimiles of his handwriting), are presented alongside colourful expressive paintings related to Leichhardt's observations. Published to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Leichhardt.

Notes

Limited edition of 100 copies (unnumbered).

Facsimile reprint of the original artist's book, completed in 2012.

Includes an essay "Seltenes Vertrauen" = "Uncommon Trust: Homage to Ludwig Leichhardt," by Ingeborg Arlt.

"Based on the diary entries of Ludwig Leichhardt, Journal of an overland expedition in Australia, from Moreton Bay to Port Essington, a distance of upwards of 3000 miles, during the years 1844-1845, London, 1847"--Title page verso.

English translations by Diana, Princess of Saxony.

Bibliography: colophon.

Text in German and English.

Subjects Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848 -- Diaries.  |  Australia -- Description and travel -- To 1850 -- Pictorial works.  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Arlt, Ingeborg, 1949- Seltenes Vertrauen  |  Based on Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848 Journal of an overland expedition in Australia, from Moreton Bay to Port Essington, a distance of upwards of 3000 miles, during the years 1844-1845  |  Noack, Sigrid, 1947- Vast silence
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