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  • JOSE MARTI: Epic Chronicler of the United States in the Eighties. by [Marti, Jose] Gonz‡lez, Manuel Pedro
    [Marti, Jose] Gonz‡lez, Manuel Pedro
    JOSE MARTI: Epic Chronicler of the United States in the Eighties.

    Edition: Second edition, a trade paperback.

    Havana, Cuba: Center of Studies on Marti, 1961. Originally published by the University of North Carolina Press in 1953 for the North American public, this edition was designed to reach a wider audience. The first English language biography of the great Cuban patriot, author, poet, thinker and leader, focusing especially on the fifteen years Marti spent in the US - from 1881-1895, when he returned to Cuba and was killed in the fight for independence. Notes, xi, 79 pp.

    Condition: Very good overall in wrappers (some rubbing and wear to the covers, contents near fine.)

    Book ID: 42161
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  • THE LITTLE I SAW OF CUBA. by McIntosh, Burr.
    McIntosh, Burr.
    THE LITTLE I SAW OF CUBA.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York & London: F. Tennyson Neely, 1899. Hardcover first edition - Illustrated with photographs on every page by the author. While the author, a journalist, states that this is not intended to be a "war book" or a history, it does depict scenes from the Spanish-American War in Cuba, with photos of the Rough Riders, including one with Lieutenant-Colonel Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt) in the foreground with his back to the camera and journalist Richard Harding Davis. Small oblong format. 173 pp.

    Condition: Fair condition only in illustrated brown cloth (binding is very shaken and loose, frontispiece is detached but still present, covers are in good condition)

    Book ID: 76950
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  • Richards, Laura E (1850-1943)
    RITA.

    Edition: First edition.

    Boston: Dana Estes and Company, (1900). Hardcover first edition - A title in the "Margaret series" by this author. This is the story of a young woman, the daughter of an American father and a Spanish mother, set in Havana, Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Although Richards was best known for her many children's books, she was also awarded the Pulitzer Prize for biography. She was the daughter of the doctor, abolitionist and philanthropist Samuel Gridley Howe and writer Julia Ward Howe, the author of 'Battle Hymm of the Republic." Among those wth whom she grew up in Massachusetts were the Hawthornes, and Louisa May Alcott and she travelled extensively, although most of her later years were spent in…

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    Boston: Dana Estes and Company, (1900). Hardcover first edition - A title in the "Margaret series" by this author. This is the story of a young woman, the daughter of an American father and a Spanish mother, set in Havana, Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Although Richards was best known for her many children's books, she was also awarded the Pulitzer Prize for biography. She was the daughter of the doctor, abolitionist and philanthropist Samuel Gridley Howe and writer Julia Ward Howe, the author of 'Battle Hymm of the Republic." Among those wth whom she grew up in Massachusetts were the Hawthornes, and Louisa May Alcott and she travelled extensively, although most of her later years were spent in Gardine, Maine. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and seven internal glossy plates by Ethelred B. Barry. 246 pp.

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    Condition: Very good in illustrated gold cloth boards (previous owner's name, some soiling to the covers)

    Book ID: 69937
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