Scott's campaign in Mexico; from the rendezvous on the island of Lobos to the taking of the city, including an account of the siege of Puebla, with sketches of the country, and manners and customs of the inhabitants. H. Judge Moore.
Scott's campaign in Mexico; from the rendezvous on the island of Lobos to the taking of the city, including an account of the siege of Puebla, with sketches of the country, and manners and customs of the inhabitants

Scott's campaign in Mexico; from the rendezvous on the island of Lobos to the taking of the city, including an account of the siege of Puebla, with sketches of the country, and manners and customs of the inhabitants

Charleston, [SC]: J.B. Nixon, 1849. First edition, 12mo, pp. [3], iv-xii, [1], 2-234; contemporary half red roan over yellow floral-patterned cloth, neatly re-backed and old spine laid down; top blank margin of the title page neatly inlayed, mild soiling to the boards; good and sound, or better. Howes M 769: "Narrative of an eye-witness; remarkable for credit given Santa Ana." Written by a member of the Palmetto Regiment, a group of volunteer fighters from South Carolina, it is one of the best Mexican War narratives with an uncommon imprint. See also, Foos, A Short, Off-hand, Killing Affair. Item #54413

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