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

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    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. 

    These beautiful plates measure and illustrate many of the colorful fish species encountered by Commodore Mathew C. Perry's expedition to Japan.



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