Chicago: Skandinavens Boghandel, 1884. 158pp. plus frontispiece. Original publisher's morocco, gilt, a.e.g. Extremities rubbed. Internally clean. Near fine. Item #WRCAM47239
First edition of a contemporary account of the Chile- Peruvian War (1879-1884), a war in which Chile was victorious, written by Holger Birkedal (1848-1908), a Danish national spying on behalf of Chile. The account is in Danish. The map within the text depicts the province of Tarapaca, an area of an important battle, later ceded by Peru to Chile. Among the illustrations are views of Valparaiso and Lima, a Chilean horseman, and the martyr-soldier Dolores Rodriguez. Not in Sabin or Palau.