Spanish American War Book detailing Our Naval War with Spain Embossed Hardboard Cover Depicts Battle of Manila Bay; Spine has a rendering of Teddy Roosevelt in famous Rough Rider pose.
The engraved cover of book depicting the Battle of Manila Bay which at the time was the equivalent of Desert Storm
Spine of book with rendering of the famous Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider pose
Here is a closeup of the Battle scene, it is much better in hand, photo does not depict cover well.
Inside cover of book. End papers show the Cuban flag along side the American flag.
This is the presentation page if the books was being given to someone. It is done in the art nouveau style that was prevalent when the book came out.
Here we see the title page; it was published in 1898.
1898 United States Cruiser Newark
1898 United States Cruiser San Fransisco
1898 United States Cruiser Cincinnati
1898 Color Lithograph of the United States Torpedo Boat Cushing
1898 Color Lithograph of the United States Battleship Texas
1898 Color Lithograph of the United States Monitor Miantonomoh
1898 Color Lithograph of the United States Battleship Indiana
This is a map that is a supplement to the book. It is so you can find place mentioned in the book on the map.
On the map is printed the following:
This very superior map is published exclusively for subscribers to our work entitled War with Spain including Battles on Sea and Land. This map shows the Island of Cuba, including the Provinces and all the towns. The section in the lower left-hand corner shows the city of Havana, and the exact spot in the harbor where the Maine was blown up. The section adjoining shows Porto Rico, and in the upper left-hand corner the Philippine Islands. This map is new and authentic. It is most valuable help to every reader.
Here is a closeup of City of Havana and Porto Rico
Another supplement that came with the book is the stone lithography of Admiral Dewey’s Great Victory At Manila. The colors are vibrant and bright in this process.
Closeup showing the battle in the Bay of Manila that was the decisive battle that turned the war in our favor with unconditional surrender of Spain.