Offering an enormous and interesting book called: Our Islands and their People. This concerns the lands won from Spain in the Spanish American War.
Published by: N. D. Thompson Publishing Co. 1899. Introduced by Major General Joseph Wheeler US Army and edited by William S. Bryan.
This hardcover, cloth bound book comes in two volumes and this is volume II. It has 784 pages including index. Countries covered are Porto Rico, Cuba, Hawaii and the Philippines.
There are more than 1200 colored photos, maps and drawings of the people and the islands acquired from Spain in the Spanish American War. (This is from the inside cover but it is unclear whether this number refers to pictures in both volumes.)
The book measures 11 ½" by 16" and its shipping weight is 20 lb. by media mail.
There were only a handful of these published and the original cost in 1899 was 15.00.
It is in good condition. No pages are missing. Photos are still brightly colored. Binding is all there but a bit loose. Only one page with a small tear (Shown in photo). Fraying at top and bottom of spine and cover corners.
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