New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1904. Signed Limited Edition, #46 of 100 copies. Black and white plates. Three quarter leather. Octavo. [xiv], 439 pages. Near fine. Bound in light green marbled boards with black leather spine and fore corners, gilt-stamped spine with four raised bands, gilt ruling to boards, top edge gilt. Light green marbled endpapers. A few light extremity rubs. An excellent copy of this scarce edition.
Winfield Scott Schley graduated from the U. S. Naval Academy in 1860, served in the Civil War and several other naval operations in his lengthy career. He is best known as the controversial hero of the Battle of Santiago in the Spanish-American War.
A lovely copy of this scarce edition limited to 100 copies. This is copy #46, signed by Schley on the limitation leaf, facing half title. Well illustrated.