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205. [MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR]. KENDALL, George
Wilkins & Carl Nebel. The War between the United
States and Mexico Illustrated...With a New Introduction by
Ron Tyler. Austin: [Designed by W. Thomas Taylor,
Bradley Hutchinson, and Neil Furqueron & printed by
David Holman at Wind River Press for]: Texas State
Historical Association, 1994. xviii  52  pp., map,
12 colored plates after the original lithographs of battles
scenes. Large folio, original terracotta cloth over
goldenrod boards. Very
Scholarly facsimile reprint of the rare original edition, which in todays market would like fetch upwards of $10,000. Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books, p. 65n: "The very best American battle scenes in existence." Garrett, Mexican-American War, p. 31n. Holman & Tyler (preliminary research notes on Texas Lithographs of the Nineteenth Century: "An extraordinary portfolio...Palo Alto being the only Texas scene.... Probably the finest lithographic view of Texas produced in the nineteenth century." Howes K76n. Tyler, The Mexican War, a Lithographic Record, p. 11n: "Magnificently produced portfolio by...the first modern war correspondent"; p. 18: "Of all the Mexican War lithographs, perhaps the dozen by Kendall and Nebel are the most popular, as well as the most accurate."