With a Zachary Taylor Signed Letter

    Zachary Taylor. Henry Montgomery. The Life of Major General Zachary Taylor, Twelfth President of the United States Sold With a Zachary Taylor Letter. Auburn: Derby, Miller & Company, 1850. First edition. Octavo. xiv, 463, [5] publisher's catalog pages. Engraved portrait of Taylor used as frontispiece. Illustrated. Publisher's original embossed brown cloth with titles and pictorial vignette stamped in gilt on the spine. Light wear to the edges of the boards; scattered light to moderate foxing, else very good condition. Accompanied by a one page letter signed by Taylor as commander of the Army of Occupation, 8 x 9.75 inches, February 12, 1846, Corpus Christi, signed "Z. Taylor Bt. Br. Genl. / U.S.A. Comdg". With the usual fold creases, else a very good letter with bold signature. From a private collection in North Carolina.

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