The Mexican War and Its Heroes: Being a Complete History of the Mexican War, Embracing All the Operations Under Generals Taylor and Scott, With a Biography of the Officers. Also, an Account of the Coquest of California and New Mexico, Under Gen. Kearney, Cols. Doniphan and Fremont, Togeher with Numerous Anecdotes of the War, and Personal Adventures of the Oficers
Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co, 1850. Decorative Cloth. Very Good +. A sturdy, very presentable copy of the 1850 edition of this detailed rendering of The Mexican War. Solid and VG+ in its light-brown cloth, with decorative gilt flourishes at the front panel and spine, crisp gilt-titling along the spine and intricate, blindstamped bordering to the panels. Former owner names (the first from 1857) to the front pastedown. Otherwise very clean internally, with virtually no foxing or other markings to speak of. Thick 12mo, a number of engraved portraits and battle scenes thruout. (Inventory #: 16211)
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