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THE UNITED STATES EXPEDITION TO JAPAN. [Commodore Matthew C. Perry & His Flag Sh
London 1853, I.L.N. Single sheet, very good, with two wood- cut illustrations, one of Perry from a Daguerreotype by Mead the other of steam frigate "Mississippi," sheet size: 40 x 27 cm., clean, bright copy, with adjacent texts. R A R E An historic point in the history between Japan & America. With an excellent essay on the Expedition to Japan and on Commodore M.C. Perry, his mission and fleet. An early news- paper informing England and America of the Opening of Japan to the world & to trade. Trade treaties followed. With bio- graphical notes on Perry. The top print shows a nice portra- it of Perry in full dress. Suitable for framing and display. A nice item for any collector of Japanese history and early foreign relations. Nicely done period piece. QUITE SCARCE .
      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB -]
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