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M. C. Perry
Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan
A. O. P. Nicholson, Printer, 1856. For sale is a Very Good condition rebound hardcover 3 volume set of "Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan" by Commodore M. C. Perry of the US Navy, compiled by Francis L. Hawks. Features illustrations throughout including lithographs and a small number of full color plates. First volume also features various fold-out maps. Published in 1856 by A. O. P. Nicholson, Printer in Washington D. C. by order of the United States Congress. This monumental work details the American expedition that forced the end of Japan's 214 years long "Sakoku" ("Closed Country") policy of seclusion which lasted from 1639 to 1853. Bindings are sound and pages are unmarked with the exception of appropriate age-toning, periodic foxing, and minor tears or wear to stress points of fold-outs in volume 1. Covers are clean and square with minor shelf wear. Please see photos for condition detail. AB-233 [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Recycled Books [Denton, TX, U.S.A.]
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