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<p>Copy 1, title page</p>


[DONIPHAN’S EXPEDITION]. HUGHES, John T. Doniphan’s Expedition; Containing an Account of the Conquest of New Mexico; General Kearney’s Overland Expedition to California; Doniphan’s Campaign Against the Navajos; His Unparalleled March upon Chihuahua and Durango; and the Operation of General Price at Santa Fe. With a Sketch of the Life of Col. Doniphan. Illustrated with Plans of Battle Fields, a Map, and Fine Engravings. Cincinnati: U.P. James, 167 Walnut St., Between Fourth and Fifth, [ca. 1854]. [i-vi] vii-viii, [9] 10-144 pp., text illustrations. 8vo (23.5 x 15 cm), three-quarter nineteenth-century calf over marbled papers, raised bands, gilt-lettered spine label, with original green printed wrappers bound in at rear. Spine sunned, upper hinge weak, slightly rubbed. Pp. v-vi torn without loss, scattered foxing, partially unopened, otherwise interior very good.

Later edition printed from standing type. Here the upper wrapper reads “Price Twenty-Five Cents.” Plains & Rockies IV:134:6.

----Another copy. Original yellow printed wrappers. Wrappers chipped with loss, lower wrapper detached. Partially unopened, scattered foxing.

Here the upper wrapper reads “Price 50 Cents.” Plains & Rockies IV:134:6.


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