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A VISIT TO INDIA, CHINA, AND JAPAN, IN THE YEAR 1853 by  Bayard Taylor - First Edition - 1855 - from Quill & Brush and Biblio.com

A VISIT TO INDIA, CHINA, AND JAPAN, IN THE YEAR 1853

by Taylor, Bayard

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New York: G. P. Putnam & Co., 1855. First edition. Royal blue cloth boards, blind stamped on covers, gilt-lettered and -illustrated on spine. Good or better with covers scuffed, few small tears in cloth, evidence of small label removed from center of spine, front free endpaper missing, and decorative preliminary title page and frontis foxed and somewhat darkened.


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