ABC. (MILITARY) ARMY & NAVY A.B.C.. Chicago: George M.Hill, no date, circa 1897. 4to (7 1/4 x 9 7/8"), cloth backed pictorial boards. Corners rubbed and some minor edge wear else near Fine. Each letter is on a separate page with text in verse, almost all of which deal with battles and people in the Spanish - American War. Text pages have half-page illustrations, opposite which is a fine full page pen and ink drawing in black and white. There is also a great chromolithographed frontispiece. Of course "R" is for Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough Riders and "J Stands for Joy / That the Cubans now feel / To be free, and from under / The proud Spaniard's heel." A beautiful copy of a rare military ABC.
(Inventory #: 38797)
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