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Apuntes Para La Historia De La Guerra Entre México Y Los Estados-Unidos / Notes for the History of the War between Mexico and the United States

Tipografia de Manuel Payno


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Rare first-edition copy of Alcaraz's account of the war between Mexico and the U.S.

  • Ramon Alcaraz (Mexican).
  • Edited by Manuel Payno, Guillermo Prieto, et al.
  • Mexico: [Tipografia de Manuel Payno], 1848. 
  • 401 [3] pages.
  • Octavo.
  • Includes all 14 maps and 13 of 14 portraits, lacking General Arista, and with folding plate Ejército del Norte, and the rare map Plano de las posiciones…en la Resaca de Guerrero.
  • Bound in quarter leather with marbled boards, spine with gilt tooling and lettering.

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Moderate rubbing and wear to boards.

Ex-library, with usual markings, including a removed bookplate from the front pastedown.

Removed stamp to the front free endpaper and William and Mary College stamp to page 51.

Page 359 misprinted as 159.

Small damage to page 373.


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Politics, History, Military

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