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Memoir of a Tour to Northern Mexico, Connected With Col. Doniphan's

WISLIZENUS, Frederick A.

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WISLIZENUS, Frederick A. Memoir of a Tour to Northern Mexico, Connected With Col. Doniphan's Expedition, in 1846 and 1847.Washington, 1848. Folding profile, two folding maps. 141pp. Title page and maps repaired, else a good copy in new antique style leather-backed marbled boards. Howes W-597. Wagner-Camp 159. Graff 4723. Wheat, Transmississippi, 573. Rittenhouse 656. Traveling as a private citizen, Wislizenus journeyed from Independence to Chihuahua in the summer of 1846. He was imprisioned there by Mexican authorities, but released when Doniphan's expedition arrived. He then traveled with Doniphan in Mexico and returned with him in 1847. The large map illustrating his trip includes most of Texas and Oklahoma, New Mexico, and northern Mexico, and far enough north to show the Santa Fe Trail. Wheat calls it a "map of considerable value." The smaller map illustrates the author's geological observations. Bookseller Inventory # 28096

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