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A CRUISE IN JAPANESE WATERS.
Osborn, Captain Sherard.

A CRUISE IN JAPANESE WATERS.

William Blackwood and Sons 1859.
2nd Ed. Sm. 8vo. vi + 210pp. + 16pp. publ. catalogue. Light browning, original ribbed cloth, sl. marked lower board, gilt lettered spine sl. chipped. Cordier, 541. In December 1857 the ‘Furious’, a paddle-wheel frigate, was chosen to convey Lord Elgin to Shanghai and eventually to Yedo with Osborne in charge. A treaty was signed which opened up Japan to Western trade.
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