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War in the Philippines and Life & Glorious Deeds of Admiral Dewey, A Thrilling Account of Our Conflicts with the Spaniards and Filipinos in the Orient

by Stickney, Joseph L

Condition: Good - Very Good /No Jacket


Chicago, IL: W. S. Reeve Publishing Co.. 1899. Later Printing Used. H Hard Cover. Good - Very Good. Full Title: War in the Philippines and Life & Glorious Deeds of Admiral Dewey, A Thrilling Account of Our Conflicts with the Spaniards & Filipinos in the Orient, Including the Glorious Deeds of the Great Commander & the Complete Story of the Philippine Islands, Historical and Descriptive by Joseph L. Stickney: 415 (19) pp, preface, list of b&w illustrations, 22 chapters, poems of Dewey and the Philippines. Fully illustrated with photographs, many of which were taken by the author during the battle, from the bridge of the Olympia in Manila Bay. No Edition Stated: 1899. Cloth on rear hinge and spine bottom shows threads, four board corners slightly turned. Light stain on rear board with light edge wear and slightly age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Tan cloth with color illustration from the bridge of the Olympia, and a blue flag with four white stars and black lettering to spine.
  • Bookseller: West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004493
  • Title: War in the Philippines and Life & Glorious Deeds of Admiral Dewey, A Thrilling Account of Our Conflicts with the Spaniards and Filipinos in the Orient
  • Author: Stickney, Joseph L
  • Format/binding: H Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Good - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: Later Printing Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: W. S. Reeve Publishing Co.
  • Place: Chicago, IL
  • Date published: 1899
  • Keywords: Admiral George Dewey, Aguinaldo - the Insurgent Leader, General Thomas Anderson
  • Bookseller catalogs: MILITARY HISTORY;
  • Size: 4to.


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