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Austin: University of Texas, 1980. 2 volumes. Hundreds of black-and-white illustrations plus 4 large fold-out maps in separate folder. viii + 416pp plus 198pp., 4to, two-toned cloth, pictorial slipcase; ownership signature on front free endpaper of each volume. Austin and London: University of Texas Press, (1980). A near fine set.
Kansas City: Bryant & Douglas Book and Stationery, 1907. 8 maps. a few folding. Illus. xiv, 670pp. 8vo, original pictorial tan cloth, spine and back cover lightly soiled, edges of corners worn and bumped, ex-lib without markings on the spine. Kansas City: Bryant & Douglas Book and Stationery, 1907. Text includes a reprint of the work by Col. John T. Hughes on Doniphan's Expedition that was first published in 1848. Howes C-686. Graff 851. Cowan p. 139.
Oakland: Biobooks, 1952. Color plates, folding map. 4to, maroon cloth, bottom of spine and edge of corners rubbed, back corner bumped, small area of light soiling to top of back cover. Oakland: Biobooks, 1952. One of 600 copies. Author was a Lt. Colonel in the Mormon Battalion. He writes of his service during the Mexican War.
Washington: 1849. a copy of the official journal of Lieutenant Colonel Philip St. George Cooke, form Santa Fe to San Diego, &c. March 19, 1849. 85pp. 8vo, 1/2 modern brown morocco, some pages lightly browned or with a very small amount of foxing, corners of back cover slightly bowed. Washington, 1849. "First publication of the complete journal of this famous march of the Mormon Battalion; only extracts from it had been included in the 1847 edition of Emory's Reconnaissance." Howes.....
Gudalajara: La Camera Nacional de Comercio e Industria de Guadalajara, 1938. Extra illustrated color title page. 48 pages of text in Spanish, followed by 50 sepiatone photographic images, each mounted on heavy stock; all pages loose as issued. Short thick 4to, 2-part slipcase; (quite worn and broken with private ex-library markings; interior is very clean). Gudalajara: La Camera Nacional de Comercio e Industria de Guadalajara), 1938. Photographic illustrations of Colonial architecture.
New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1843. Written during the Conquest, and Containing a Narrative of Its Events. Translated with an Introduction and Notes by George Folsom. Map. xii, 431pp. Small 8vo, modern green cloth, page margins uncut, pages slightly wavy throughout, otherwise very good. New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1843. Palau 63203. Sabin 16964. Field 372.
New York: Knopf, 1927. Preface by Ralph Barton and an introduction by Frank Croninshield. Colored frontispiece, 56 black & white plates. Slim small 4to, black cloth, corners worn. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1927. First trade edition. Very good. Jose Miguel Covarrubias Duclaud (1904-1957) was a Mexican painter and caricaturist, ethnologist and art historian. He is best known for his research on Mesoamerican art, particularly of the Olmec culture. On the side, his drawings and caricatures garnered him a fair amount.....
Cologne: Arnold Mylius, 1596. Woodcut title vignette (with IHS initials); typeset marginalia throughout. , 581, [3 blank] pages. Short thick 8vo, contemporary calf; attractive inlaid covers with blind and gilt-stamped decorations (recent labels on spine). Coloniae Agrippinae: In officina Birkcmannica, sumptibus Arnoldi Mylij, 1596. A near fine copy of this uncommon book "The first two books of this work are nearly the same books of 'Historia natural y moral de las Indias' [originally published in Salamanca, 1588]; the other six.....