International Book Company, NY, nd. (circa 1894.) Illustrated w/ 12 full-page B&W plates by Gordon Browne. Green cloth, illustrated front cover & spine, silver letters. Spine bumping, hd & ft, corners. Small frays to foot of spine, both bottom boards. Spine slanted. Both hinges have cracked and been lightly repaired. P.O.'s inscription, dated Christmas, 1894 at 2nd free fly. Silver illustrations & lettering is bold and bright. Still solidly bound. 378 pages.
Subtitled: "A Story Of Wallace And Bruce". "In Freedom's Cause" recounts the Scots desperate but ultimately triumphant struggle in the face of overwhelming odds — a hard-fought series of battles conducted under the leadership of Scottish chieftains William Wallace and Robert Bruce (who were memorably portrayed in the film Braveheart).
George Alfred Henty (8 December, 1832 – 16 November, 1902) was a prolific English novelist and war correspondent. A storyteller who specialized in blending authentic historical facts with exciting fictional characters, Henty produced more than 140 books and achieved a reputation as The Prince of Storytellers.
Gordon Frederick Browne (15 April, 1858 – 27 May, 1932) was an English artist and children's book illustrator during the late 19th century and early 20th century.