Perry's Expedition to Japan, 1853-4
George A. Zabriskie, George Grady Press, 1951
750 copies printed
Perry's Expedition to Japan 1853-4, The Doldrums, Ormond Beach, FL, 1951, 26 pages, 14 b.w. illustrations, 5 1/2 x 8 in. There is a page where the author can address the monograph to a person by name. This page also provides a pre printed message and signature block. The monograph is often found with this page executed by the author. The back page states "Of this book 750 copies have been printed by the George Grady Press, New York, December 1951." This is a small, 26 page, monograph concerning Commodore Perry and his Expedition to Japan. Contains a detailed listing of the vessels in the expedition. The listing includes name, class, complement, tonnage and number of guns. The book provides a thumbnail sketch of the Expedition and includes 14 black and white full page to quarter page illustrations. The monograph is a reprint of an article in the Quarterly of the New-York Historical Society.
Condition. The book is Very Good+. It is sound with no faults. The dust jacket (red) is Very Good (-), it has several points of wear and a few tears. This book is addressed to an individual and signed by the author - "Geo. A. Zabriskie".
One of the 14 black and white illustrations
Japanese Wrestler from McCauley's Ms. Diary