New York: Appleton, 1857. hardcover. very good(+). Compiled from the Original Notes and Journals of Commodore Perry and his Officers. by Francis L. Hawks. Illustrated with 89 tinted lithographs, 78 woodcuts, and some folding maps. 537pp. occasional foxing. Thick 4to, handsomely bound in contemporary 3/4 brown morocco with raised bands; marbled endpapers and all edges gilt. New York: D. Appleton, 1857. A very good (+) copy. Early printing of the abridged one volume edition (lacks the scientific & astronomical data from the 1856 three volume edition). Contains the scarce plate "Public Bath at Simoda" on page 408 (not listed in the table) that was suppressed in later editions. (Inventory #: 269972)
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