Doniphan's Expedition; Containing an Account of the Conquest of Mexico; General Kearney's Overland Expedition to California; Doniphan's Campaign Against the Navajos; His Unparalleled March Upon Chihuahua and Durango; and the Operations of General Price at Santa Fee: with A Sketch of the Life of Col. Doniphan .


Published by U. P. James, Cincinnati, 1847
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Title: Doniphan's Expedition; Containing an Account...

Publisher: U. P. James, Cincinnati

Publication Date: 1847

Binding: Softcover


Octavo. rebound in three-quarter red morocco over marbled boards, lettered in gilt, patterned endpapers, original salmon wrappers bound in. Illustrated with plans of battle fields and fine engravings. Front wrapper: "Price Twenty-Five Cents" (but no "Cheap Edition" notice). The claim of the United States to New Mexico and Arizona, which were finally acquired by the Gadsden Purchase, was based on Doniphan's and Kearney's conquests. Doniphan, the prominent soldier and statesman from Missouri, showed great brilliance during the Mexican War. [Cowan I p. 115; II p. 295. Graff 2004. Howes H769. Sabin 33596. Wagner-Camp-Becker 134:6]. Extremities lightly rubbed, slight foxing throughout, name rubberstamped on free endpapers, else fine. Bookseller Inventory # 26526

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