China and Japan: Being a Narrative of the Cruise of the U.S. Steam-Frigate Powhatan, in the Years 1857, '58, '59, and '60. Including an Account of the Japanese Embassy to the United States. Illustrated with Life Portraits of the Embassadors and their Principal Officials. LIEUT. JAMES D. JOHNSTON, U. S. N.

China and Japan: Being a Narrative of the Cruise of the U.S. Steam-Frigate Powhatan, in the Years 1857, '58, '59, and '60. Including an Account of the Japanese Embassy to the United States.
Illustrated with Life Portraits of the Embassadors and their Principal Officials.

Philadelphia. Charles Desilver. 1861. Reprint. Stock ID #165498

Lacks the plates, maps and some of the adverts. xii + 448pp. Blue Victorian binding with gilt device stamped on front board and spine. De-acquisitioned embossed library stamp title page. Covers rubbed and worn at corners with a little loss to cloth at head and tail of spine. A little shaken and discoloured.

An important primary source, written by an eyewitness to the events of the opening of Japan, by the Flag-Ship of the East India and China Squadron.

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