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Pingenot Auction, Lot 44

44. BRACKETT, Albert G. General Lane’s Brigade in Central Mexico. New York: H. W. Derby and Company, 1854. 336 pp., engraved frontispiece portrait. 12mo, original dark brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt pictorial spine. Minor shelf wear, first and last few leaves foxed; a near fine copy, very bright.
        First edition. Connor & Faulk, North America Divided 155. Garrett, The Mexican-American War, p. 173. Haferkorn, p. 42. Howes B691. Tutorow 3749: "The author was a 1st lieutenant in Lane’s regiment. Deals with the formation of the regiment, its trip to Vera Cruz, various battles, the Mexican people, guerrilla warfare, and the journey home. Contains a list of the killed, wounded, and missing in Lane’s brigade."
($300-600)