THE SPOILS OF EMPIRE: A ROMANCE OF THE OLD WORLD AND THE NEW. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1903. Octavo, pp. [i-ix] x [xi-xii]  2-421 [422: blank] [423-426: ads], flyleaves at front and rear, six inserted plates with illustrations by Frank B. Masters, original pictorial brown cloth, front panel stamped in green, red and gold, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Historical romance the begins with the invasion and conquest of Mexico by Cortez. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 T-218. 1904 gift inscription on the front free endpaper. A bright, very good copy. (#148173).
"Published May, 1903" on copyright page.