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Creator:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858, author.
Title(s):

Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Seas and Japan : performed in the years 1852, 1853, and 1854, under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy, by order of the Government of the United States / compiled from the original notes and journals of Commodore Perry and his officers, at his request, and under his supervision, by Francis L. Hawks.

Additional Title(s):

United States Japan Expedition

Published/Created:
Washington : Beverley Tucker, Senate printer, 1856.
Physical Description:
3 volumes : illlustrations, maps, charts ; 29 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS809 .P47 1856+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Published by order of the Congress of the United States."
At head of title of v. 2, 3: 33d Cong., 2d sess. House of Representatives. Ex doc. no. 79.
Includes indexes.
"List of charts of the United States Japan Expedition" (15 folded sheets) issued in portfolio, to accompany volume 2.
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 30968
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary red buckram. Lacks portfolio accompanying volume 2.
Subject Terms:
Japan -- Description and travel.
Japan -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Japan.
United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854)
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- 1856.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1856.
Wood engravings -- 1856.
Contributors:
Hawks, Francis L. (Francis Lister), 1798-1866, author.
Jones, George, 1800-1870, author.
Green, D. S., (Surgeon), author.
Tucker, Nathaniel Beverley, 1820-1890, printer.
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