A Brilliant National Record. General Taylor’s Life, Battles, and Despatches, with the Only Correct Portrait yet Published; including Highly Important Letters, from the President of the United States, the War Department, Secretary Marcy, General Taylor, General Scott, Commodore Perry, and the Mexican Authorities. Accounts of the Glorious Battles of Palo Alto, Resaca de Palma, Monterey, Buena Vista, Vera Cruz, and San Juan D’Ulloa. Compiled from Authentic Sources. Illustrated by Plans of the Cities, Maps of the Battle Grounds, and Portraits of the Principal Generals (FIRST PRINTING IN ORIGINAL WRAPS). Zachary TAYLOR, et all.
A Brilliant National Record. General Taylor’s Life, Battles, and Despatches, with the Only Correct Portrait yet Published; including Highly Important Letters, from the President of the United States, the War Department, Secretary Marcy, General Taylor, General Scott, Commodore Perry, and the Mexican Authorities. Accounts of the Glorious Battles of Palo Alto, Resaca de Palma, Monterey, Buena Vista, Vera Cruz, and San Juan D’Ulloa. Compiled from Authentic Sources. Illustrated by Plans of the Cities, Maps of the Battle Grounds, and Portraits of the Principal Generals (FIRST PRINTING IN ORIGINAL WRAPS)

A Brilliant National Record. General Taylor’s Life, Battles, and Despatches, with the Only Correct Portrait yet Published; including Highly Important Letters, from the President of the United States, the War Department, Secretary Marcy, General Taylor, General Scott, Commodore Perry, and the Mexican Authorities. Accounts of the Glorious Battles of Palo Alto, Resaca de Palma, Monterey, Buena Vista, Vera Cruz, and San Juan D’Ulloa. Compiled from Authentic Sources. Illustrated by Plans of the Cities, Maps of the Battle Grounds, and Portraits of the Principal Generals (FIRST PRINTING IN ORIGINAL WRAPS)

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).

Price: $450.00