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Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858.
Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China seas and Japan, performed in the years 1852, 1853 and 1854, under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy.
Washington, D.C. : A.O.P. Nicholson, printer, 1856
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Matthew Calbraith Perry; Francis L Hawks; George Jones; A O P Nicholson; United States. Navy Department.; United States. Congress
|Notes:||At head of title of volumes 2-3: 33d Cong., 2d sess. House of Representatives. Ex. doc. no. 97.
"Published by order of the Congress of the United States."
|Description:||3 volumes : illustrations, plates (some color) portraits, maps (17 folded) facsimiles (2 folded) diagrams ; 30 cm.|
|Contents:||v. 1. Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China seas and Japan, performed in the years 1852, 1853 and 1854, under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy by order of the government of the United States / compiled from the original notes and journals of Commodore Perry and his officers, at his request, and under his supervision by Francis L. Hawks, D.D.L.L.D. --
v. 2. [Natural history reports / D.S. Green and others] ; Sailing directions and nautical remarks by officers of the late United States Naval Expedition to Japan ; Appendix ; Facsimile of Japanese version of treaty of Ka-na-ga-wa --
v. 3. Observations on the zodiacal light from April 2, 1853, to April 22, 1855 made chiefly on board the United States steam-frigate Mississippi with conclusions from the data thus obtained / Rev. George Jones.
|Series Title:||Ex. doc. (United States. Congress. House), 33rd Congress, 2nd session, no. 97, v. 1-3.|
|Other Titles:||United States Japan Expedition|
|Responsibility:||by order of the government of the United States.|