Lot 200 of 302:
Around the World with General Nelson A. Miles w/174 photographs  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$3,000
Estimate:
$5,000 - $8,000

Title:
Traveling Around the World with General Nelson A. Miles: Extracts from Home Letters of Henry Clark Rouse, Esq. October 1st 1902 to February 15th, 1903

Author:
Rouse, Henry Clark

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Privately printed for the author

Date:
1904

Description:

[8], 183 pp. With 174 mounted gelatin silver photographs, mounted color world map at front and large color folding map of the Philippines Islands at rear. (Folio) 32x25 cm (12¾x10"), brown cloth with gilt seahorse decorations on front cover and spine, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. First and only edition.

A selection of letters and photographs by the author detailing a trip taken by himself and General Nelson Miles from San Francisco to Hawaii in 1902-03. Features  numerous striking photographs from the Philippines, China, Japan, Guam, Honolulu, etc., including a number of double-page panoramic views. Rare, with no auction records located since 1989.

Nelson Appleton Miles was an American military general who served in the American Civil War, the American Indian Wars, and the Spanish–American War. From 1895 to 1903, he served as the last Commanding General of the United States Army before the office was abolished.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some wear and scuffing to cloth, rubbing to extremities, a bit of fraying to spine head; front hinge starting, creasing and a few closed tears to edge of folding map, interior with occasional light offsetting, some photos with mild toning or fading to edges; very good.


 
Item number:
297947a
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