[UNIDENTIFIED (binding design)]; Foss, Sam Walter
Title SONGS OF WAR AND PEACE
Book Condition fine
Jacket Condition very good - Jacket
Publisher BOSTON Lee and Shephard 1899
Seller ID 1713
C8vo (7˝” x 5 ”). pp. 146. IN ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. Unsigned binding in gold and dark green on bright green linen-weave cloth of 5 elongated peacock feathers with a central gold panel containing the titles in gold; the entire design is surrounded by multiple borders in both dark green and gold. Spine with titles in gold in central panel superimposed on top of an instance of the peacock feather motif. The original paper dust jacket has the binding design repeated in blue and green on cream colored paper.A collection of poetry written at the start of The Philippine–American War (1899 -1902), and contains some overt references to that conflict (see The Awakening of Uncle Sam and Uncle Sam's Spring Cleaning).A fine, sparkling copy in a very good dust jacket with chipping to the extremities.