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Japan expedition. Japan and around the world; an account of three visits to the Japanese empire, with sketches of Medeira, St. Helena, cape of Good Hope, Mauritius, Ceylon, Singapore, China, and Loo-Choo. by J. Willett Spalding

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Published by Redfield in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Voyages and travels,
  • Japan -- Description and travel

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBy J. W. Spalding.
SeriesAmerican culture series -- 447.2.
The Physical Object
Pagination377 p.
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17484662M
OCLC/WorldCa6741740

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