Dorothy Sloan – Books

Copyright 2000-2018 by Dorothy Sloan-Rare Books Inc. for all materials on this site. All rights reserved, including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form.


<p>Title page</p>


KENDALL, George Wilkins. The War between the United States and Mexico Illustrated, Embracing Pictorial Drawings of All the Principal Conflicts. New York: D. Appleton; Philadelphia: George S. Appleton, [Paris: Plon Brothers], 1851. [i-iii] iv, [1] 2-52 pp., Folio (60 x 44 cm), contemporary blue three-quarter sheep over blue cloth, gilt lettered and decorated spine. Spine rubbed and flayed, corners worn, moderate shelf-wear. Endpapers lightly browned. Title page lightly stained, abraded and with two small tears; text with scattered mild to moderate foxing. Lacks map and plates.

First edition. Christensen, The U.S.-Mexican War, p. 181. Garrett & Goodwin, p. 31. Haferkorn, p. 47. Howes K76. Kurutz & Mathes, p. 148. Palau 188868.

Just the text of this famous book, Kendall’s text being celebrated in its own right. Kendall (1809-1867) was an excellent writer and was the first U.S. war correspondent. After the war he moved to Texas and is considered the father of the state’s sheep industry.


Auction 24 Abstracts

Click for Information on Registration and Bidding