New York: Central Bureau of Engraving, 1898. First Edition. Wraps. Octavo portfolio of Sixteen photo-mechanical engraved portraits of the principal military heroes of the late war with Spain. Each plate measures 6" x 9" and has a facsimile autograph and a brief synopsis of the subject's contributions to the events. The plates are housed in decorated blue paper wrappers lettered in gilt with a red, white and blue ribbon tie. Very good, wrappers are worn at edges. Very good. Item #13774
The subjects are as follows; Theodore Roosevelt, Rough Rider; General Shafter; Nelson Miles; R. D. (Fighting Bob) Evans; J. J. Astor; Gen. Joseph Wheeler; R. Hobson; Commodore Schley; Worth Bagley; Fitz Hugh Lee; Richard Wainwright; Admiral George Dewey; Admiral Sampson; Capt. Sigsbee; Commodore Philip; Victor Blue; Very scarce. OCLC locates just five authentic copies of the portfolio.