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...A Private Journal of John Glendy Sproston U.S.N.

By: Sakanishi, Shio [Editor].

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tokyo:, Sophia University ,: 1968.

Seller ID: 004050


19 illustrations in b/w, 1 folding color painting. 128 pages with appendix, bibliography, and index. Sproston served as an officer aboard the USS Macedonian. The Macedonian was part of the 1854 initial US expedition to Japan. Led by Admiral Perry, Sproston and the expedition visited the Ryukyus, Bonins, Formosa, and the Philippines. Bindings tight and square, Minimal handling wear, text clean. Dust jacket is price -clipped, Moderate handling wear in a clear Mylar sleeve.John G. Sproston the eldest son of George Saxon Sproston, a U.S. naval surgeon, and Jane Glendy, a daughter of th... View more info