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Notes and sketches from the wild coasts of Nipon with chapters on cruising after pirates in Chinese waters,

Author: H C St John
Publisher: Edinburgh, D. Douglas, 1880.
Series: Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Early Western books on Asia.
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This book is a well illustrated travelogue written by a Royal Navy officer that includes several chapters on hunting pirates in Chinese waters.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
St. John, Henry Craven, 1837-1909.
Notes and sketches from the wild coasts of Nipon.
Edinburgh, D. Douglas, 1880
(DLC) 04029860
(OCoLC)2159019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H C St John
OCLC Number: 586073260
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 392 pages) frontispiece, illustrations, plates, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Round Yesso --
Search for spider-crab, the inland sea revisited, octopus, etc. --
Currents and typhoons --
Deer-shooting and other matters --
A walk in Kiusiu --
The Kii Coast --
Insects --
Shooting, etc. --
Singing-birds and flowers, etc. --
Japanese customs and habits, etc. --
Past and present --
Korea --
Extracts from journal --
Cruising after pirates --
Shooting in China --
More cruising after pirates --
The same, and a few incidents which happened in the last China war --
Résumé --
Appendix: The fauna of Japan --
Appendix: List of birds.
Series Title: Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature.
Responsibility: by Captain H.C. St. John, R.N.

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This book is a well illustrated travelogue written by a Royal Navy officer that includes several chapters on hunting pirates in Chinese waters.
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