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A Beautiful Facsimile with a Scholarly Introduction

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KENDALL, George Wilkins & Carl Nebel. The War between the United States and Mexico Illustrated...With a New Introduction by Ron Tyler. Austin: [Designed by W. Thomas Taylor, Bradley Hutchinson, and Neil Furqueron & printed by David Holman at Wind River Press for] Texas State Historical Association, 1994. [i-vii] viii-xviii, [i-iii] iv, [1] 2-52, [12] pp., map, 12 colored plates by Stinehour Press after the original lithographs of battle scenes. Folio (57 x 44.5 cm), original terracotta quarter cloth over goldenrod boards. Very fine.

Scholarly facsimile reprint of the original edition. Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books, p. 65n: “The very best American battle scenes in existence.” Garrett & Goodwin, p. 31n. Tyler (preliminary research notes on Texas lithographs of the nineteenth century): “An extraordinary portfolio...Palo Alto being the only Texas scene.... Probably the finest lithographic view of Texas produced in the nineteenth century.” Howes K76n. Tyler, The Mexican War, a Lithographic Record, p. 11n: “Magnificently produced portfolio by...the first modern war correspondent”; p. 18: “Of all the Mexican War lithographs, perhaps the dozen by Kendall and Nebel are the most popular, as well as the most accurate.”


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