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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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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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Title: Doniphan's Expedition; Containing an Account...

Publisher: U. P. James, Cincinnati

Publication Date: 1847

Binding: Softcover

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At Randall House we deal in fine and rare books in many fields; this includes collectible books, limited edition books, and out-of-print books. From Shakespeare Folios to Carter's ABC for Book Collectors, from fine bindings to fine press books, from children's books to early Bibles, from incunabula to modern firsts, they are all part of what makes Randall House Rare Books the book collector's paradise. In addition to books we carry autographs, manuscripts, autograph letters, historical documents and ephemera. We always have a wonderful selection of original paintings, etchings, works on paper, and sometimes sculpture, of renowned artists on display. We also love to have visitors, so make sure to stop in when you are in the area!

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