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Narrative of the Expedition to the China Seas and Japan. 1852-1854.

By: PERRY, Commodore Matthew C.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Mineola: Dover Publications, 2000. 0486411338:

Seller ID: 40379

ISBN: 0486411338

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

Green Plums and a Bamboo Horse: A Picture of Formosa.


Price: £10.00

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