Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1899. Hardcover. Illustrations by A.B. Shute. Small 8vo. Red cloth with gilt and black lettering and gilt, black, blue and white pictorial stamping. ix, 344pp, (4pp ads). Tissue-guarded frontispiece, 7 full-page called-for illustrations. Near fine. Spine (not gilt) ever-so-faintly sunned; contemporary front flyleaf ownership signature. Item #46362
An exceptionally, unusually tight and bright first edition of the third title in the 6-volume "Old Glory" series (1898-1901). Wonderfully bright, lovely copy and the portrait of Admiral Schley at upper left on front board is superb. Spanish-American War tales at their best.