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Sproston, John Glendy; edited by Shiho Sakanishi

A private journal of John Glendy Sproston, U.S.N

Sophia University, Tokyo. 1940, 5 p. l., iii, [vii]-xii, 122 p., black and white photo plates reproducing drawings from the diary; maroon boards, spine slightly darkened, some fraying at edges of spine panel, endpapers toned, private book plate inside front cover. Sproston describes in great detail his time in Japan, Taiwan and the Philippines in 1854, including a discourse on Manila cigars. Supplemented with selections from later correspondence revealing the author's fate, killed during the Civil War on the coast of Florida.

Cat.No: 164381

Price: $95.00

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