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[HISTORIES]. ZIRCKEL, Otto. Tagebuch geschrieben wahrend der nordeamerikanisch-mexikanischen Campagne in den Jahren 1847 und 1848, auf beiden Operationslinien. Halle: Druck und Verlag von H.W. Schmidt, 1849. [4], [1] 2-179 [1, ad] pp. 8vo (22.7 x 14.3 am), original grey printed upper wrapper, spine and lower wrapper supplied in sympathetic paper, upper wrapper laid down, stitched. Text heavily foxed and lightly stained, slightly dog-eared, but a very good copy, unopened. Rare in wrappers.

First edition. Garrett & Goodwin, p. 164. Haferkorn, p. 33. Howes Z17: “Services, as Captain of Ohio Volunteers, by a former Prussian officer.” Palau 380487. Tutorow 3623: “A journal that records operations on both sides of the Mexican War.”

A relatively unbiased view of the Mexican War; the author served as Captain of the Fourth Infantry Regiment of Ohio.


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