Notes of a Military Reconnoissance, from Fort Leavenworth, In Missouri, to San Diego, in California, Including Parts of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila Rivers.
Place Published: Washington DC
Publisher: Wendell and Van Benthuysen
Date Published: 1848
Edition: First edition
Binding: Three-quarter leather
Condition: Very good
Book Id: 45770
416pp. Octavo [23 cm]. Modern rebind in three-quarter brown calf over decorative boards, gilt-stamped spine titles, raised spine bands. Leather at rear lower corner pulling up just a bit at edge, else leather and boards unworn; foxing throughout lightly toned text. All 40 engraved plates present, missing all three plans/ maps.
W. H Emory was Brevet Major of the Corps of Topographical Engineers. His report was submitted to the Senate and the 30th Congress by the Secretary of War.