St John, H. C: NOTES AND SKETCHES FROM THE WILD COASTS OF NIPON. With Chapters on Cruising after Pirates in Chinese Waters. Edinburgh, 1880. xxiii, 392 pp. Appendix, list of birds, 56 sketches by the author, 2 coloured maps. 22x15 cm. Decorative cloth. A couple of marks.
Captain St. John, who lived in the East for many years, gives his observations and sketches of natural history in China, Japan and Korea, including a narrative about a pursuit of pirates. Some foxing to plates and slight marks and wear but generally fine.
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Was item 584 in printed List 189.
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