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, according to legend, came into use during the War of 1812 and was supposedly named for Samuel Wilson, a meat packer from Troy, NY.