Doniphan's Expedition; Containing an Account of the Conquest of New Mexico; General Kearney's Overland Expedition to California...and the Operations of General Price at Santa Fe: with a Sketch of the Life of Col. Doniphan.
Description: 3 maps. 10 engravings. 144pp. 8vo, original pictorial salmon wrappers; (small chip to margins of top corner of front wr., Frontis., and t.p.; light browning to margins throughout; modern typed paper label on margin of spine; very light wear to spine ends; front wr. lightly soiled; otherwise very good). Cincinnati: U.P. James, (1847).
Comments: "Doniphan's Expedition, recounting the adventures of the First Regiment of Missouri Cavalry in New Mexico and Chiahuahua." Wagner- Camp 134:6. "The author was an eyewitness of, and an actor in, many of the scenes which he describes." Earlier edition of Eberstadt 105:132. "Doniphan and Kearney's conquests gave the United States its claim to New Mexico and Arizona, finally acquired by the Gadsden Purchase." Howes H-769.Binding: paperback
Book ID: 157971