Memoir of a Tour to Northern Mexico, Connected With Colonel Donovan's Expedition in 1846 and 1847: An Early Account of Travel Over the Old Santa Fe Trail

Wislizenus, A.

Published by Calvin Horn Publisher, Inc., Albuquerque, 1969
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From All Americana Books, div Arches IOBA (Moab, UT, U.S.A.)

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Dust jacket has a sunned spine with a dampstain and a few tears up to 1/2 inch. Cloth pictorial boards of pioneer wagon scene in brown and cream. Text block clean and free of markings. Facsimile of Dr. Wislizenus' original pages. Fold-out map and fold-out elevation profiles tipped in. 141 original pages plus introduction by editor Jack Rittenhouse. Adolph Wislizenus was a medical doctor and botanist who made important scientific contributions from his journeys to the Southwest. This trip coincided with the Mexican War, and the resulting journal report to the US Senate justified the doctor's request for back pay as a medical officer. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 01357BT

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Title: Memoir of a Tour to Northern Mexico, ...

Publisher: Calvin Horn Publisher, Inc., Albuquerque

Publication Date: 1969

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition.

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