Title: Memoir of a Tour to Northern Mexico, ...
Publisher: Calvin Horn Publisher, Inc., Albuquerque
Publication Date: 1969
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.
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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