Auction Date: 16/10/2018 at 10:30 am
Japan - Narrative Of The Expedition Of An American Squadron To The China Seas And Japan Book - Under The Command Of Commodore M.C. Perry by Francis L. Hawkes. Published by D. Appleton, New York. 1856. First Edition. A large extensive 624 page book with many maps and plates as well as illustrations within the text. Giving in some detail Perry’s famous voyage which opened up Japan to trade and development with the outside World. In original gold tooled cloth binding, size 7” ´ 10¼” and 2” thick.