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Harper's Pictorial History of the War with Spain (32 Parts)


Published by Harper & Brothers, New York, 1899
Condition: Good Soft cover

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Complete set in 32 parts. 507,[1]pages, continuous pagination. Each part with 16 pages and color frontispiece. Bound in original illustrated brown wrappers. Introduction by Maj.-Gen. Nelson A. Miles of the United States Army. Fascinating account of the Spanish-American War of 1898 with articles by war correspondents and contributors like F.D. Millet, Frederick Remington, James Burton, J. A. Cahill, J. C. Freemont, Arthur Dutton, Henry Starr Richardson and many others. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w reproductions of lithographs, paintings & drawings by various artists such as William Thorne, J. A. Cahill, Harry Fenn, F. Remington, Max F. Klepper, Manuel Antonio Martinez plus many others. Includes color maps as well as b/w reproductions of photographs. With official accounts of campaigns, battles, Naval actions and bombardments. "Harper's Pictorial History of the War with Spain will contain handsome reproductions of rare old paintings and engravings, illustrating the colonial history of Spain; numerous double-page drawings; many handsome lithographs in colors; several hundred full-page and half-page drawings and engravings; battle scenes; maps; plans of battles; portraits of distinguished naval and military heroes, statesmen, and leaders of the war." Wraps in part 1 & part 32 detached but present. Chipping, creasing, tearing, staining and tearing on some wraps. Lettering on top right corner "Part 21" through "Part 32" crossed out and replaced with numbered red stamp. Wrappers in overall good, interior in very good condition. Scarce as a complete set. Partial outline of contents: Spain and her Colonies / Spain and Cuba / The Ten Years' War / The Three Years' War / Spain and the United States / Preparation of the Army for War / Preparing the Navy for Effective Work / The Declaration of War / Dewey's Victory at Manila / The Cuban Campaign / The Puerto Rican Campaign / The Military Campaign in the Philippines / Camp Life / Woman's Part in the War / Results of the War. Bookseller Inventory # 22884

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Title: Harper's Pictorial History of the War with ...

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York

Publication Date: 1899

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Good

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