Henry Altemus Company


Series 7 - Boys of the Army Series

Series Name:
Publish Dates:
Boys of the Army Series
1910 - 1919
War - WWI
Series Number:


Title: Author: Year: Illustrator:
1 Uncle Sam's Boys in the Ranks Hancock, H. Irving 1910  
2 Uncle Sam's Boys on Field Duty Hancock, H. Irving 1911  
3 Uncle Sam's Boys as Sergeants Hancock, H. Irving 1911  
4 Uncle Sam's Boys in the Philippines Hancock, H. Irving 1912  
5 Uncle Sam's Boys on Their Mettle Hancock, H. Irving 1916  
6 Uncle Sam's Boys as Lieutenants Hancock, H. Irving 1919  
7 Uncle Sam's Boys with Pershing Hancock, H. Irving 1919  
8 Uncle Sam's Boys Smash the Germans Hancock, H. Irving 1919  


Henry Altemus Company      Format: 1      Volumes: 1 - 4
Light green cloth. Cover has line drawn picture of two boys marching in front of several tents. Uniforms are brown. Dust jacket which is uncoated brown matches the cover.

Henry Altemus Company      Format: 2       Volumes: 1 - 8
Cover is as above. Dust jacket is coated white with red, green and brown colors matching the cover.

Henry Altemus Company      Format: 3      Volumes: 1 - 8
Cover is either as above or has a multicolored pictorial appliqué which pictures two boys shooting rifles in combat. Dust jacket matches the appliqué.

Series Notes:
1. Walter Hayn illustrated the appliqué.
2. For information about the Saalfield reprints of this series click here.


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Format 1 DJ early

Format 1 Dust Jacket-later

Format 1 Dust Jacket-latest


Format 2 DJ (earliest)

Format 2 DJ (earlier)

Format 2 DJ (later)

Format 1/2 Cover


Format 3 Dust Jacket

Format 3 Cover

Format 3 Cover - later


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