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SIXTEEN MAPS OF CALIFORNIA, NEW MEXICO & MEXICO
194. [MAP]. UNITED STATES. PRESIDENT (James K.
Polk). Executive Documents Printed by Order of the
Senate of the United States, During the First Session of
the Thirtieth Congress.... Washington: GPO [SED1],
1847.  30 [2, blank] 1369 [1, blank] + 249 pp., 5
tables, 17 lithographed folding maps, including California
and New Mexico battles: (1) Sketch of the Actions Fought
at San Pascal in Upper California between the Americans and
Mexicans; (2) Sketch of the Battle of Los Angeles
Upper California Fought between the Americans and the
Mexicans; (3) Sketch of the Passage of the Rio San
Gabriel, Upper California, by the Americans, Discomfiting
the Opposing Mex. Forces; (4) Untitled map of the
California coast from slightly north of Sutters Fort
to Cabo San Lucas; (5) Sketch Accompanying Col.
Prices Despatch of 18 April 1847 [Santa Fe to
Cañada]; (6) Sketch Accompanying Col.
Prices Despatch of 15th. April 1847
[Joya to Embudo]; (7) Sketch Accompanying Col. Price
Despatch [Taos and environs]. Thick 8vo, later brown
buckram. Intermittment foxing (affecting a few of the
First edition. Garrett, The Mexican-American War, p. 321. Haferkorn, pp. 22-23. Plains & Rockies IV:133. Graff 1344. Rittenhouse 207. Tutorow 1684. Pingenot: A massive storehouse of information covering almost every aspect of the War and is especially valuable for its fine maps of battles in Mexico, California, and New Mexico. The folding maps are superb.