In Freedom's Cause by G. A. Henty was published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York in 1903. It has 12 full page illustrations by Gordon Browne. The back of the book included a list of other volumes by Henty and a price list of other books for young people. It is a hard cover in fair condition. It measures approximately 7 ½" tall by 5 ¼" wide. It has red pictorial boards with black text. It has 378 pages. It has a Department of Education, Borough of Manhattan label on the fly leaf. It is stamped "Public School 156, Etc." on the fly leaf. There is pencil writing on the back fly leaf. The cover has wear and staining, and the spine is ripped. The spine is loose. The corners are bumped. Inexpensive paper was used and it has yellowed over time.
This is a fictional adventure story based on the times and events during the 13th century when the oppressed people of Scotland rebelled under the leadership of William Wallace and Robert Bruce. Wallace and Bruce were actual historical figures, but the protagonist of this book is a fictional young Archie Forbes, whose estates were wrongfully seized. He leads a group of scouts for the Scottish army who fight alongside the legendary chieftains of Scotland for their country's freedom.
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