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Sailing Directions and Nautical Remarks By Officers of the Late U. S. Naval Expedition to Japan Under the Command of Commodore M. C. Perry; Sailing Directions for the Coasts of Japan and China

Matthew Perry; Wiliam L. Maury

Published by Printed By A. O. P. Nicholson, Washington, 1857
Condition: Very Good/No Map Hardcover
From Antiquarian Books of Boston (Winthrop, MA, U.S.A.)

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Lacks the folding chart/map. The book is clean, crisp and tightly bound. Very little wear to the edges. A 1" by 1/2" peel to the marbling on the front cover. Varying degress of foxing to pages. Bound in period gray marbled boards with a faded purple cloth backstrip. A discoloration mark on the lower backstrip from a removed label. This is not an ex-library book. The inner second frontpaper is inscribed -" Capt. Nath(anie)l Hale, Ship Sancho Pawza (?Paruza?) Boston, May 24, '60. With the Compl(imen)ts of G. O. Wellman". The original, fine condition label on the front cover reads - " Sailing Directions for the Coasts of Japan and China". 21 pages of sailing directions followed by the 14 page "Facsimile of The Original Treaty With Japan" (In Japanese) and 2 page "English Version". This book was compiled by William L. Maury and Silas Bent. Bookseller Inventory # 8040

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Title: Sailing Directions and Nautical Remarks By ...

Publisher: Printed By A. O. P. Nicholson, Washington

Publication Date: 1857

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good/No Map

Edition: First Edition

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