Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Publisher: Philadelphia Chicago Toronto: The John C. Winston Co., c1890.
A very handsome publication in Near Fine condition in little chipped dust-jacket. Copyright 1890 but this copy published early 1900s as evidenced by some of the titles listed on the Edward S. Ellis advertisement on front flap.
"Never were better books written for boys than those by Harry Castelmon. They are interesting on the first page and the interest never lags. Good, healthy boys, the kind you like to know, are the kind of characters Castlemon writes about. Readers of one story eagerly look for the next one and they are favorites with young people anywhere". From the advertisement on the back panel ; Castlemon's War Series; 424,  pages.