Our Islands and Their People.
St Louis, New York, Chicago, a N.D. Thompson Publishing Co., 1899. Elephant Folio. 784 pp total. Two volumes. Rubbing and bumping to spine ends and cover edges. Light soil to cover of vol. 1. Light sunning to spines. Gilt lettering on covers and spines. Marbled, decorative text blocks. Decorated endpapers. Beautiful, full-color frontispieces. Illustrations throughout. Interior clean. Vol. 2 signed by previous owner, Clifford W. Ashley, author of "The Yankee Whaler." "Our Islands and Their People as seen with Camera and Pencil. Introduced by Major-General Joseph Wheeler, United States Army, with special descriptive matter and narratives by Jose De Olivares, the noted author and war correspondent..embracing perfect photographic and descriptive representations of the people and the islands lately acquired from Spain, including Hawaii and the Philippines; also their material resources and productions, homes of their peoples..Superbly Illustrated with more than Twelve Hundred Special Photographs, Colortypes, and New Colored Maps." Very Good Cloth Hard Cover (Item ID: 107762)