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3482T Marlborough
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Two Works on Japanese Exploration.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3482T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 02, 2020 12:00PM


Two Works on Japanese Exploration. Hawks, Francis L. (1798-1866) 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: Beverley Tucker, 1856, publisher's cloth cover with blind stamp on front (lacking spine); and Jones, Rev. George (1800-1870) Observations on the Zodiacal Light, from April 2, 1853, to April 22, 1855, Made Chiefly on Board the United States Steam-Frigate Mississippi, During Her Late Cruise in Eastern Seas, and Her Voyage Homeward, Washington: Beverley Tucker, 1856, in publisher's cloth cover with blind stamp on front (lacking spine, front cover and endpapers detached), 11 7/8 x 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300

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Jones, Francis, Beverley Tucker, China