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    George Wilkins Kendall: Narrative of the Texan Santa Fé Expedition, Comprising a Description of A Tour Through Texas, and Across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Camanche and Caygüa Hunting-Grounds, with an Account of the Sufferings from Want of Food, Losses from Hostile Indians, and Final Capture of the Texans, and Their March, as Prisoners, to the City of Mexico. With Illustrations and a Map. By Geo. Wilkins Kendall. In Two Volumes. New-York: Harper and Brothers, 1846. Later issue. Two 8vo volumes. xii, 405; x, 406pp. Illustrated with engraved plates and a folding map: Texas and Part of Mexico & The United States, showing the Route of The First Santa Fé Expedition (16" x 11"). Contemporary half morocco over cloth boards. Extremities bumped and rubbed. Marks on lower portions of spines where label stickers have been removed; front pastedowns show evidence of library plates removed. Some foxing throughout. Overall, very good.

    "The best account of the Santa Fé Expedition [and] one of the best campaign narratives ever written" (Basic Texas Books).

    References: Basic Texas Books 116(D). Graff 2304. Howes K75. Wagner-Camp 110:1.


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