Mar 26, 2015 - Sale 2377

Sale 2377 - Lot 433

Price Realized: $ 552
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(SPANISH AMERICAN WAR.) WHITSIDE, SAMUEL M. Annual Report of Colonel Samuel M. Whitside, 10th U.S. Cavalry, Commanding Department of Santiago and Puerto Rico, 1900. Frontispiece map, and 41 inserted plates from photographs. Recent black cloth with triple red morocco labels; slight "bend" to top right corner of the pages, probably from storage of the sheets, not affecting the text. otherwise a fine copy. Santiago: Adjutant General's Office, 1900

Additional Details

first and only edition. rare, oclc locates no copies at all, though one other copy sold in these rooms in 2005, (#2034, lot 282). Whitside commanded the 10th Cavalry in Cuba, made up for the most part of "Buffalo Soldiers" and black volunteers, distinguished itself during the Spanish-American War. This report was printed at the base.