Philadelphia: T.C. Clarke, 1847. First Edition, First Printing. Original wraps. 6 3/8 X 10 Inches. 70 PP. Good +. Item #2089
Well-documented account of General Zachary Taylor's campaigns in Palo Alto and Buena Vista (among others). A rare publication printed at the height of Taylor's military popularity and one of the publications that spread his name throughout America, and hence landed him the Presidency a short two years later. Full-page woodcuts (as well as cover illustration) by Edward William Mumford. Housed in the original printed wraps. Wear to edges and spine. Rear panel separating along a few crease lines. Minor chipping and occasional paper loss to covers. A RARE PUBLICATION IN ANY CONDITION. OCLC LOCATES "1" COPY (New York Historical Society).