New York, 1846. 56pp. plus portrait frontispiece, folding facsimile letter, and two folding maps. Original printed wrappers. Minor spotting and soiling, ownership signatures on front wrapper. Minor foxing. Very good. The earliest version of this laudatory biography, issued during the initial stage of the Mexican War, when Taylor had first become a popular hero after his early victories. Includes an account of Taylor's defense of Fort Harrison in 1812, the Battle of Okee-chobe in 1837, and the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma in 1846 (the latter two are illustrated in the map), and biographical sketches of officers killed. TUTOROW 3723. (Inventory #: WRCAM48916)
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