Photographic History of the Spanish-American War
Place Published: Baltimore
Publisher: R. H. Woodward Company
Date Published: 1898
Edition: Salesman's sample
Book Id: 36754
Oblong quarto [21 cm x 26 cm] Brown pebbled cloth covered boards with a decorative gilt stamped title on the front cover. Sample binding on the front pastedown. Fair condition only. The spine and covers are lightly rubbed. The text block is almost completely detached from the covers. The front free endsheet is entirely loose, but present. The frontispiece is partially detached. There are ink stamps on the pastedowns, and on the recto of the frontispiece page.
Frontispiece by Frederic Remington. Includes photographic representations of Cuban Outposts Firing at Spanish Rockets, Ward Room Mess on Board the Oregon, General Shafter Approaching Cuba, Operating Tent at Field Hospital, Colonel Roosevelt at Montauk Point, A Typical Rough Rider, and much more. With the publisher's announcement bound in at the rear, describing the 4 binding styles. The announcement promises that the upcoming book will feature "Nearly 500 Magnificent Photographs, Costing Many Thousand Dollars."