An Account of the Historic Surrender of Santiago to General Shafter, July 17, 1898. San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, 1917. Original tan wrappers pictorially decorated in black and orange.
First Edition in book form (having originally appeared in The Sun); included is a frontispiece portrait of "Pecos Bill" Shafter, with his printed facsimile signature. Norris had gone to Cuba in 1898 to report on the Spanish-American War, where he covered the Siege of Santiago; this wrappered volume was issued during the next war, to benefit the Red Cross Funds. Fine condition. Blanck 15047; also see Gaer, p. 9. Item #13819