Philadelphia. 1847. 184pp. plus folding map. Half title. Modern cloth, gilt leather label. Bookplate on front pastedown. A few scattered stains; older library ink stamp on titlepage and several text leaves. Still, a good, solid copy. Item #WRCAM46314
The first edition of the work which Wagner considered one of the most interesting accounts of this important western expedition. A work of much import for western Texas material, descriptions of the Indians of New Mexico, the Santa Fe region, and Texas Ranger content. The "Map Showing Col. A.W. Doniphan's Route through the States of New Mexico, Chihuahua and Coahuila" illustrates New Mexico and West Texas in detail, as well as Oklahoma and northern Mexico. RITTENHOUSE 184. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 543. WAGNER-CAMP 132. GRAFF 1210. HOWES E52. HAFERKORN, p.43. STREETER SALE 164. SABIN 21920. REESE, BEST OF THE WEST 97 (note).