[MEXICAN ARMY]. Historia del heroico colegio militar de Mexico. Sesquicentenario de su fundacion 1823-1973. Mexico City: Secretaria de la Defensa Nacional, . 4 vols., heavily illustrated. Folio (32.5 X 24 cm), original green gilt pictorial cloth, dust jackets, slipcase. Dust jackets chipped (Vol. I especially) and with faded spines, slipcase worn and split. Interiors very good.
First edition, limited edition (one of 5,000).
An elaborate publication in honor of the College’s 150th anniversary. An extensive discussion of the College’s role in the Mexican-American War is found in Vol. I, pp. 153-213, including numerous biographies of graduates who fought in the war.