United States Army and Navy: Their Histories, from the Era of the Revolution to the Close of the Spanish-American War; with Accounts of Their Organization, Administration and Duties
by Wagner, Arthur and J. D. Jerrold Kelley
Akron, OH: Werner Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. A large volume with original pictorial boards. Image cropped due to scanner size. Black boards have rubbed and frayed corners and edges with light soil and scuffs. Spine pulling and loose at front hinge, text block bound tight. All edges gilt. Endpapers have tape repairs, creasing, and chips. Corner piece missing from first free endpaper. Text pages have some soil, including smudges on plate margins. The plates have the original tissue guards and the images are in very good condition. 43 chromo-lithograph plates, xxii, 23-241. The book is divided into Army and Navy sections, with illustrations of scenes and especially uniforms from various periods. Appendices contain details on the recent Spanish-American War and lists of the Navy's vessels by category. ; Chromo-lithograph; 14" x 1 1/2" x 18"; 241 pp . (Inventory #: 010491)
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