The Story of the Philippines.

By: Halstead, Murat

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Title page says "Natural riches, industrial resources, statistics of productions, commerce and population: the laws, habits, customs, scenery and conditions of the Cuba of the East Indies and the thousand islands of the Archipelagoes of India and Hawaii, with episodes of their early history. The Eldorado of the Orient. Personal character sketches of and interviews with Admiral Dewey, General Merritt, General Aguinaldo and the Archbishop of Manila. History and Romance, tragedies and traditions of our Pacific possessions. Events of the war in the west with Spain, and the Conquest of Cuba and Porto Rico. illustrated with half-tone engravings from photographs, etchings from special drawings and the military maps of the Philippines, prepared by the War Department of the United States." 426 pages. Black and white frontis with tissue guard. Inner hinge splitting. Scruffy copy, poor paper. This island is THE ELDORADO OF THE ORIENT, personal character sketches of and interviews with Admiral Dewey, General Merritt, General Aguinaldo and the Archbishop of Manila. Pictorial boards rubbed, stained. Corners and head/tail of spine bumped. Gilt titling dulled. Previous owners inscription on e/p. Small tear to title page. Fore edges dusty. Overall internally bright and clean. ; 001560; 8vo

Title: The Story of the Philippines.

Author Name: Halstead, Murat

Categories: Older/Uncatalogued,

Publisher: Chicago, Our Possessions Publishing Co: 1898

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 001560

Keywords: Eldorado Orient Manila History Romance Pacific War Spain Cuba