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Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China seas and Japan, Vol. 1 Vol. 2 Vol. 3. Observations on the zodiacal light: United States Japan expedition, Vol. 1 Vol. 2 Vol. 3. Observations on the zodiacal light: 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

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Creator/Contributor:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858, creator
Hawks, Francis L. (Francis Lister), 1798-1866
Jones, George, 1800-1870
Nicholson, A. O. P. (Alfred Osborn Pope), 1808-1876, printer.
United States, Navy Department.
United States, Congress, (33rd : 1853-1855)
Place Of Origin:
District of Columbia
Washington
Publisher:
A.O.P. Nicholson, printer
Creation Date:
1856[-1857]
1856
Extent:
3 v. : ill., facsims., maps (17 folded), ports. ; 30 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
biography
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Contents:
v. 1. Narrative of the expedition / compiled by Francis L. Hawks from the journals of Perry and his officers -- v. 2. [Natural history reports / D.S. Green and others] -- v. 3. Observations on the zodiacal light from April 2, 1853, to April 22, 1855 ... with conclusions from the data thus obtained / by George Jones.
Subjects:
Perry, Matthew Calbraith
United States.
United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854)
Zodiacal light
Japan--Description and travel
United States--Foreign relations--Japan
Japan--Foreign relations--United States
Expeditions--Japan
Geography--Japan
Japan
Notes:
"Published by order of the Congress of the United States."
Preface to volume 2 dated 1857.
Expedition known as United States Japan Expedition.
Series:
Ex. doc. (United States. Congress. House) ; 33rd Congress, 2nd session, no. 97
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Classification:
DS809 .P45 1856
Repository:
Arnold Arboretum Library (Cambridge), Botany Libraries, Harvard University
Gray Herbarium Library, Botany Libraries, Harvard University
Widener Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990118862350203941
HOLLIS Record:
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