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Passing of Spain and the Ascendency of America

by Crabtree, J.B

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


Springfield, Massachusetts: King-Richardson Publishing, 1898. First Edition. Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Brown leather boards with gilt letting and blind stamped design. Edge wear and some wear on spine. Two small tears at head of spine. Endpapers is a colored design of American and Cuban flags. Color spread illustration of Battle of Manila tipped in before title page. Many other b/w illustrations. A very nice copy.




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