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Mexico in 1842: A Description of the Country, Its Natural and Politica

FOLSOM, George F.].

Publication Date: 1842
Hardcover
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[FOLSOM, George F.]. Mexico in 1842: A Description of the Country, Its Natural and Political Features; With A Sketch Of Its History.To Which is Added, An Account of Texas and Yucatan; And of the Santa Fe Expedition. New York: Charles J. Folsom, 1842. 256pp. plus colored folding map. 18mo. Publisher's brown cloth, stamped in blind, spine gilt. Neatly rebacked, original spine laid down. Extremities worn. Contemporary inscription on front flyleaf. Minor foxing and dampstaining. Very good. First edition of this important work. The section on Texas and the Santa Fe expedition is attributed to Franklin Coombs, a veteran of the latter ill-fated debacle, and his account of the expedition and his captivity (which first appeared in NILES WEEKLY REGISTER) is reprinted herein, along with another account (Wagner-Camp 86) of a trip to Santa Fe appearing here for the first time in book form. The map measures 21.5 x 23.5 cm. and shows Texas, Mexico, and the southwest region as far north as the Arkansas River, south to Yucatan, west to the Pacific, and east to New Orleans. HOWES F226, "aa." WAGNER-CAMP 91. RITTENHOUSE 694. GRAFF 1372. STREETER TEXAS 1413. SABIN 24968. Bookseller Inventory # 70706

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Title: Mexico in 1842: A Description of the Country...

Publication Date: 1842

Binding: Hardcover

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