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Pingenot Auction, Lot 346

346. [BIBLIOGRAPHY & REFERENCE: MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR]. Lot of 5 titles including the following:

CONNOR, Seymour V. and Odie B. Faulk. North America Divided: The Mexican War, 1846-1848. New York: 1971. viii [2] 300 pp., maps, endpaper maps. 8vo, cloth. Fine in slightly chipped d.j.
         First edition. Basic Texas Books B51. Tutorow 3205: "Attempts to get away from the traditional ‘New England’ interpretation of the Mexican War." Pingenot: The first two-thirds of the book are given to the authors’ overview and analysis of the Mexican War. Pp. 185-276 contain an analytical bibliography with more than 700 entries of works printed in English and in Spanish.

GARRETT, Jenkins. The Mexican-American War of 1846-1848: A Bibliography of the Holdings of the Libraries. College Station: [Texas A&M University Press for ] The University of Texas at Arlington, 1995. xx, 693 pp., frontispiece, illustrations. Review copy information slips laid in. Mint in d.j.
         First edition. Sales Review Copy.

HAFERKORN, Henry E. The War with Mexico 1846-1848. New York: Argonaut, 1965. [6] 93 [1] xxviii pp. 8vo, cloth. Notes in margins. Fine.

TUTOROW, Norman E. The Mexican-American War: An Annotated Bibliography. Westport: Greenwood Press, [1981]. xxix, 427 pp., maps, charts. 4to, original black cloth, gilt title, gilt on spine faded. Very good.

TYLER, Ronnie C. The Mexican War: A Lithographic Record. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1973. [14] 90 pp., color frontispiece, 50 illustrations. 8vo, cloth over pictorial paper boards. Mint, as issued, in publisher’s red slipcase with companion red paper portfolio of 16 color plates not included in the trade edition, and prospectus.
         First edition, limited edition (#14 of 210 copies signed by Tyler, Ross, and William R. Holman, the designer and typographer). Tutorow 4391. Pingenot: A beautifully illustrated, scholarly treatise on the lithography of the Mexican War. This handsome book begins with Gen. Taylor and his arrival at Corpus Christi, and continues with the two opening battles in South Texas at Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma, as well as the invasion of Mexico. The author is a nationally known historian and critic of 19th-century art.

(5 vols.)