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AUCTION 24

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[HISTORIES]. BROOKS, Nathan Covington. Vollständige Geschichte des Krieges mit Mexiko, der Ursachen, Führung und Folgen desselben; unfassend einen genauen Bericht der verschiedenen Militair-Operationen zu Land und See, von deren Beginne bis zum dem Friedens-Vertrage.... Baltimore: Hutchinson und Seebold; Philadelphia: Grigg, Elliott und Co., 1849 [1-9] 10-536 pp., frontispiece, 33 plates, 13 maps. 8vo (23 x 15.cm), contemporary mottled sheep, raised bands, spine with gilt-lettered morocco label, sprinkled edges. Spine and covers moderately rubbed, upper joint slightly open, corners bumped (one badly). Except for scattered foxing and wrinkling, interior is very good. Rare. No copies at auction in over thirty years and only four on OCLC.

First edition in German of the above edition in English. Conner & Faulk 5n. Garrett & Goodwin, pp. 11-12n.

The plate captions have been translated into German, but the maps have not; otherwise they are the same as those that appeared in the English edition.

($100.00-$200.00)

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