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    The Senate Edition of the Mexican War Report

    [James K. Polk]. [Mexican War]. Message from the President of the United States, to the Two Houses of Congress, at the Commencement of the First Session of the Thirtieth Congress. Washington: Wendell & Van Benthuysen, 1847.

    First edition. One of 2,000 copies of the Senate edition. 1,369, 249 [Appendix] pages. Profusely illustrated with five folding charts, sixteen folding maps (one colored), and numerous charts within the text.

    Modern brown buckram with gilt titles and rules on spine. Minor shelf wear to boards. Bumped corners. Maps at pages 257 and 301 in two pieces, with one section of each detached from the binding. "Plan Accompanying Gen. Quitman's Report" detached. Minor marginal paper loss and tears to some maps. Foxing and toning to text throughout. Text trimmed closely on some leaves. Binding error to page 1,369. Overall, a very good copy of a landmark report on the Mexican War.

    Sabin 48113.

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