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Publisher: Mineola: Dover Publications, 2000. 0486411338:
Seller ID: 40379
Unabridged reproduction of the work originally published in Washington in 1856. "Naval officer Matthew Perry set sail for Japan in 1852 with a small escort of ships and a huge commission - persuading the Japanese government to emerge from isolation and enter economic and diplomatic relations with the United States....Exciting highlights include Perry's flagship dropping anchor in Tokyo Bay to a markedly chilly reception, tense diplomatic standoffs, and sumptuous parties hosted by representatives of both governments....Enhanced with over 200 rare illustrations, this remarkable historical do... View more info
By: SLIMMING, John.
Publisher: London: John Murray, 1964. 0:
Seller ID: 35116
1st ed. "This is the first book to be written about Formosa by an Englishman since before the Sino-Japanese war. Very few English people have lived in Chiang Kai-shek's Formosa; for one thing they are not very welcome since Britain recognises Peking and not Taipei." Pp.194, drawings and photographs by the author throughout. Blue/green cloth, dustwrapper has a removable clear protective wrap. VG/VG. View more info