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AUCTION 24

The Northern Campaign

<p><em>Refutation</em> title page</p>


395.    

[SANTA-ANNA, ANTONIO LÓPEZ DE]. Two pamphlets published about Santa-Anna’s campaign against Taylor. Both these defend Santa-Anna.

[1] ORDOÑEZ, Juan. Refutacion al cuaderno titulado: “Rápida ojeada sobre la campaña que hizo el Sr. General Santa-Anna en el Estado de Coahuila el mes Febrero próximo pasado.” Por J.O. Mexico City: Imprenta de Mariano Arevalo, calle del Puente de San Dimas no. 12, 1847. [1-3] 4-23 [1, blank] pp. 8vo (21.5 x 13.5 cm), original tan printed wrappers, ornamental border, stitched. Minor edge wear to fragile wrappers, small hole in upper wrap, spine split. Overall fine. With contemporary ink correction (p. 6).

First edition. Garrett & Goodwin, p. 141. Harper 12:315. Palau 203639. Sabin 57522. Streeter Sale 267.

Dated at end, May 1, 1847. “An admirer of Santa-Anna takes up his defense in this interesting pamphlet which belongs in the series in which the campaign of Coahuila, during the war, was refought” (Harper). Refutation of the anonymous Rápida ojeada (1847), which is highly critical of Santa-Anna.

[2] ORDOÑEZ, Juan. Segunda parte de la refutacion a la rapida ojeada. Por. J.O. Mexico City: Imprenta de Ortega, 1847. [1-3] 4-24 pp. 8vo (21.5 x 15 cm), original tan printed wrappers, ornamental border, stitched. Except for minor stab holes in blank left margin, very fine. Dorothy Josey copy, with her pencil notations at rear.

First edition. Garrett & Goodwin, p. 141. Harper 12:317. Sabin 57522. Streeter Sale 267.

Dated at end, May 28, 1847. “The final publication in the famous series concerning the campaign of Santa-Anna in the north of Mexico” (Harper). Another refutation of the anonymous Rápida ojeada (1847).

($600.00-$1,200.00)

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