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Boston: Bowles and Dearborn, 1829. in the Months of February, March, April, and May, 1828. xv, 256pp. 8vo, rebound in modern 1/2 gray cloth, uncut, some pages lightly foxed, many pages lightly toned. Boston: Bowles and Dearborn, 1829. First Edition. Author was a pastor of the First Church in Beverly, Massachusetts. In 1828, he traveled to Cuba to recuperate from poor health. He arrived in Matanzas, where he stayed for two weeks. After a short visit to Havana, Abbot explored.....
1920. Illustrated 126pp, 26pp blank, Oblong 4to, green buckram with gold border and manuscript title written in white. Signed by Abbott in ink, (1920). Some scuffs and stains to cover. Girls scrap book of newspaper clippings, circa 1898 many in color, about the Spanish American war. In the late 1800s, with the rising interest in scrapbooks, companies began selling blank scrapbook albums. Uncle Sam is a common national personification of the U.S. federal government or the country in general that.....
Madrid: Sucesores de Rivadeneyra, 1898. 2 volumes bound in one. Short thick 4to, handsomely rebound in recent 1/2 red morocco, with the original red wrappers bound-in. Madrid: Sucesores de Rivadeneyra, 1898, 1899. First Edition. A near fine copy. Vol. I: Negociaciones Diplomaticas desde el Principio de la Guerra con los Estados Uniedos. Vol. II: Conferencia de Paris y Tratado de Paz de 10 de Diciembre de 1898.
Madrid: Boix, 1841. Recuerdos, Apuntes, Impresiones de dos Epocas. 12 lithographs. 182, pp. 4to, modern cloth; (margins dampstained, margin of t.p. lacking and repaired, one very small wormhole throughout, slightly affecting text, lacks map). Madrid: Boix, 1841. First Edition. Very good (+). Palau 12363.
New York: Riggs, 1902. Photographic illustrations. Thick 8vo, original gray pictorial cloth; spine & top edges rubbed. New York: Riggs, 1902. First Edition. Very good (+). An account of the efforts of the United States Army in Cuba, on the eve of that country's independence. Inscribed by the author. Pencilled presentation, Oct., 1902 - "...this poor story of a great achievement..."
London: Downey, 1896. xi, 296 pages. 8vo, original gilt-stamped maroon cloth; spine ends repaired. London: Downey, 1896. First Edition. A very good copy. Narrative of a British soldier who joined the 1858 United States filibustering expedition to liberate Cuba. He was among a total of 285 on the expedition.
Chicago: R. R. Donnelley, 1899. Many photo Illus. 444pp. 8vo, handsomely bound in modern full brown morocco with gilt decorated spine. Chicago: R. R. Donnelley, 1899. First Edition. Near Fine The second regiment Illinois volunteer infantry fought in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. The editor, H. W. Bolton, was the chaplain of the regiment.