HUGHES, Jeremiah (editor). Niles’ National Register, Containing Political, Historical. Geographical, Scientifical, Statistical, Economical, and Biographical Documents, Essays and Facts; Together with Notices of the Arts and Manufactures, and Record of Events of the Times. The Past—The Present—for the Future. From March, 1846, to September, 1846—Volume LXX—or, Vol. XX, Fifth Series. Baltimore: Printed by the Editor, No. 2, North Eutaw Street . [i-iii] iv-viii,  2-416 pp. 4to (31 x 22.5 cm), modern charcoal grey linen, grey calf spine label. Lightly browned as usual, some light water staining, otherwise fine.
First edition. Mott, History of American Magazines 1741-1850, pp. 268-70: “Chief reliance of the historiography for the first half of the 19th century.”
An issue from a crucial year that is full of war news, including the Battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma the capture of the Tampico Regiment’s flag at the former, Taylor’s reports, diplomatic developments, rumors, etc.