Ward, H. H. Naval Operations of the War with Spain 1898
Washington: USN, Bureau of Navigation, 1898. Title page reads: 'Appendix to the Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Navigation, 1898.' An extensive collection of reports and papers relating to the operations of the war with Spain grouped under several headings: crew list of USS Maine, the voyage of the Oregon, the operations in the Marianas and the Philippines, the blockades of Cuba and Puerto Rico, the destruction of Cervera's squadron, the convoying and landing of troops in Cuba and Puerto Rico, and other matters. Errata sheets tipped in, numerous b&w plates, foldout maps, index, 740pp. This copy is bound in three-quarter red leather with marbled boards, rubbed and scuffed, front hinge nearly detached, rear hinge tight, text block tight, with no marks or foxing, here discounted to reflect exterior wear.