Narrative / Of The / Texan Santa Fe Expedition, [ TWO VOLUME SET ] / Comprising A Description Of / A Tour Through Texas, / And / Across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Camanche an / Caygua Hunting-Grounds, With an Account of the / Sufferings From Want of Food, Losses from / Hostile Indians, and Final / Capture of the Texans, / and / Their March, as Prisoners, to the City of Mexico

Kendall, George Wilkins

Published by Harper & Bros; NY; 1844/1844, 1844
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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; 406 pp.; ; VG; ______ "Kendall's book is the best first-hand story of the ill-fated invasion of New Mexico in 1841, an unsuccessful effort to extend the western border of the Republic of Texas to the Rio Grande. The Texans, poorly supplied and led, were captured by the Mexicans and marched to prison in Mexico City."--Wagner-Camp 110.1 ______ "Not only is this the best account of the Santa Fe Expedition, it is one of the best campaign narratives ever written."--BTB 116 ______ A married set (and it was a shotgun wedding). _____ Vol I has the signature on front free endpaper "J.W. Emery". First state binding, with "1844" at the foot of the spine. Missing the map at p.13. ______ Vol II has been rebacked, with new endpapers and an industrial strength spine. The plates are foxed. _____ Both volumes show wear to the extremities. . Graff=2304 Howes3=K-74.1 Raines=p.131 BTB=116 W-C=110.1 SFT=347. [kwA_ (Tx/NM) / texas tx tx tex tex. dallas houston austin san antonio fort worth ft worth ft. worth ft.worth galveston odessa brownsville el paso midland amarillo / / / arizona az az. ariz ariz. tucson phoenix flagstaff mesa yuma prescott grand canyon / / / new mexico nm n.m. taos santa fe albuquerque las cruces pueblo gallup glorieta espanola tucumcari cibola gila caballo socorro espanola watrous maxwell springer santa rosa roswell mescalero cloudcroft clovis clayton carlsbad columbus / / ]. Bookseller Inventory # 21909

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Title: Narrative / Of The / Texan Santa Fe ...

Publisher: Harper & Bros; NY; 1844/1844

Publication Date: 1844

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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