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The Spell of the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines.




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Boston: The Page Company, 1916. Octavo, 20.3cm x 14cm, dark green cloth with design and titles in gilt and blue, top edge gilt, fore-edges untrimmed, pictorial endpapers, [ix] 373pp, numerous illustrations, many in full colour, two maps. Casing in good condition, corners are a little bumped, slight fading to the gilt frame on front board, head and tail of spine also bumped, with fading gilt, hinges weak, clean and bright throughout, lacks one
map. Good.

Best known for editing the papers of her Civil War hero father-in-law, Boston heiress and socialite Anderson also wrote several travelogues. In this one she documents a trip taken to the islands of the Pacific with her husband at a time when the The United States was debating whether to keep the Philippines.