Lot 1127: John Frost THE MEXICAN WAR & ITS WARRIORS 1848 First Edition Antique Military History Mexico United States Zachary Taylor Winfield Scott
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Mexican War and Its Warriors; Comprising a Complete History of all the Operations of the American Armies in Mexico: with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Most Distinguished Officers in the Regular Army and Volunteer Force
Author: John Frost
Publisher: Published by H. Mansfield
City: New Haven / Philadelphia
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 330/9 pages
Width: 5.5" Height: 8"
Book Details: At the rear of this volume is the nine-page "Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits, and Settlement, Between the United States of America and The Mexican Republic."
Condition / Notes: This is the first edition of this work. The antique volume is bound in brown cloth, with blind-stamped ornamentation to the covers and faded gilt lettering to the spine. The volume displays significant external wear, with loss to the spine extremities, rubbing, and scattered soiling. The binding is sound. The interior displays foxing and soiling, and is profusely illustrated with plates and textual illustrations. A hand-colored frontispiece is present, depicting "The Occupation of the Capitol of Mexico, by the American Army."
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