ADVENTURES IN MEXICO: EXPERIENCED DURING A CAPTIVITY OF SEVEN MONTHS IN THE INTERIOR – HAVING BEEN CAPTURED AT CAMARGO, BY CANALES BAND OF GUERRILLAS, WITH TWO OTHER AMERICAN CITIZENS – MARCHED TO VALLADOLID, BEYOND THE CITY OF MEXICO, AND SOLD INTO SLAVERY.
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112pp. First edition. Rare. Gorgeously bound in quarter calf and marbled paper boards. Raised bands, six compartments, decorative tooling. Describes internal conditions in Mexico, customs of the people, topography, etc., but the most important aspect of this work is probably the author’s account of the Mexican War battlefields he encountered and his views on the conduct of the war, then ongoing. The last available auction record of this, the first edition, is 1956. HOWES D-423 (aa). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-14105338564
Title: ADVENTURES IN MEXICO: EXPERIENCED DURING A ...
Publisher: Cincinnati: Robinson & Jones
Publication Date: 1847
Book Condition: Near Fine
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