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AUCTION 24


420.    

[TAYLOR, ZACHARY]. BAILLIE, James S. (publisher). Brigadier General Z. Taylor. Commander of the U.S. Forces on the Rio Grande. (From a Portrait in the Possession of Major Clarke). [along bottom] Lith. & Pub. By J Baillie. Entered According to Act of Congress, in the Year 1846, by J. Baillie, in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of N.Y. Visible area: 34.5 x 24.3 cm. Contemporary hand-color. Contemporary wood frame. Small tear at upper center, otherwise very fine. Not examined outside of frame. Rare. No copies on OCLC.

First edition. Garrett & Goodwin, pp. 549-550.

Handsome equestrian portrait of Taylor in full uniform. The Rio Grande and presumably Matamoros are in the background, the latter looking like a New England mill town.

($200.00-$400.00)

Auction 24 Abstracts

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