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A new diving apparatus... Matthew Perry in Japan...
Item # 573637
January 17, 1857
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, January 17, 1857
* Early diving - scuba print
* Commodore Matthew Perry - Japan
This issue contains "Danduran's New Diving Apparatus" which includes a 6 1/2 in sq. print. Also within this issue is "Landing-Place at Simoda, Japan", "Com. Perry's Expedition to Japan", "Ojibeway and Potawatamie Indians", "Harbor of New Caledonia, French Possession, South Pacific Ocean", "Sketches in Sierra Leone, English Colony, Africa", and other news and advertisements of the day.
Complete in 16 pages, a bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War