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    [Commodore Perry]. Collection of Six Antiquarian Color Lithographs Featuring Various Birds Encountered on Commodore Perry's Expedition to Japan.

    More Information:   11" x 8.75" (landscape) or 8.75" x 11" (portrait). Slight toning to the plates mainly at the edges with some scattered light foxing, otherwise in very good condition.

     

    From 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, Volume II, Washington: Beverley Tucker, Senate Printer, 1856. 

    Beautiful color lithographs of various bird species encountered by Commodore Mathew C. Perry's expedition to Japan. The illustrations include a woodpecker, pheasants, and other colorful varieties. Each plate is worthy of framing and would make an attractive addition to any sportsman's lair or office.



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    June, 2009
    16th-17th Tuesday-Wednesday
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