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Pingenot Auction, Lot 103

103. EMORY, William H. Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey.... Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1987. xxx, 1,022 pp. 4to, 3 vols., blue cloth in publisher’s slipcase. New as issued. Over 300 plates and illustrations (37 in color), maps, charts. New, as issued.
        Limited edition (750 copies); a facsimile of the original edition published in Washington, 1857-1859, with a splendid comprehensive introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian William H. Goetzmann. Field 500. Howes E146. Basic Texas Books 57. Plains & Rockies IV:291. Raines, p. 76. "Emory’s Report was perhaps the most complete scientific description ever made of the lands, the people, and the border country...[It] recalls the whole incredible history of the United States-Mexican Boundary Survey" (Goetzmann).