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. W. H. Emory.

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.

Washington DC: Wendell and Van Benthuysen, 1848. First edition. Three-quarter leather. 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. Very good. Item #45770

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.

Price: $500.00

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