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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.....
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.
New York: Putnam, 1850. 8vo, 3/4 brown morocco, gilt floral design on spine; original brown cloth covers bound in; bookplate. New York: Putnam, 1850. First Edition. Written at various times during the prior sixteen years, includes travels in Florida, Cuba, New Hampshire & Michigan as well as in Europe. Closed tears in the center of two blank pages, otherwise very fine.