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    Gen. Xavier Mina's Ill-Fated Expedition into Mexico

    William Davis Robinson. Memoirs of the Mexican Revolution: Including a Narrative of the Expedition of General Xavier Mina. With Some Observations of the Practicability of Opening a Commerce Between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans .... Philadelphia: Lydia R. Bailey, 1820.

    First edition. Octavo. xxxvi, 396 pages.

    Cloth over boards. Spine reinforced with later fabric backstrip. Toning to the pages throughout. Hinges weak. Very good.

    "Chief contemporary authority on the audacious filibustering expedition against Mexico under Mina, launched with a handful of men, through Texas in 1817. Notable also for its advocacy of a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific via Nicaragua" (Howes ).

    Howes R380. Sabin 72202.


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