CHINA, JAPAN and elsewhere

19th and 20th century travel and photographic reference books

Approx. thirty books, magazines and catalogues including: The Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan, Washington: Beverly Tucker, Senate Printer, 1856, illustrated with eighty-four (of eighty-nine) lithographs, fourteen identified as from daguerreotypes by Eliphalet Brown (one of these missing) and seventy-eight woodcuts, preface by Commodore Perry, text by Francis L. Hawks compiled from original notes and journals of Commodore Perry and his officers, list of illustrations, printed title page, green cloth (worn), re-backed with leather, 4to; The Life and Travels of Gen. Grant, Philadelphia: Hubbard Bros., 1879, text by Hon. J.T. Headley; A Tour Around the World by General Grant, Philadelphia: The National Publishing Co., 1879; The Mikado's Empire, New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1906, vols. I and II; The Flowery Kingdom and the Land of the Mikado, Cleveland: American Book Concern, 1894; Once upon a time, New York: Friendly Press, Inc., 1986; China In Old Photographs 1860-1910, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978; Chinese American Portraits, San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1988; First Photographs, New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1980; Tibet The Sacred Realm Photographs 1880-1950, New York: Aperture Inc., 1983; Reality Recorded, Greenwich, Connecticut: New York Graphic Society, 1974; The Keepers of Light, New York: Morgan & Morgan, 1979.(a lot)

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