Lot 407 of 522:
The War between the United States and Mexico  

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The War between the United States and Mexico
Kendall, George Wilkins
New York
D. Appleton

[i-iii] iv, [1] 2-52 pp. (Folio) 60x44 cm (23½x17¼"), contemporary blue three-quarter sheep over blue cloth, gilt lettered and decorated spine. First Edition.

Just the text of this famous book, Kendall’s text being celebrated in its own right. Kendall (1809-1867) was an excellent writer and was the first U.S. war correspondent. After the war he moved to Texas and is considered the father of the state’s sheep industry.

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Lot Amendments
Spine rubbed and flayed, corners worn, moderate shelf-wear. Endpapers lightly browned. Title page lightly stained, abraded and with two small tears; text with scattered mild to moderate foxing. Lacks map.
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