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Lot 0608
Author: Kenly, John R.
Title: Memoirs of a Maryland Volunteer: War with Mexico in the Years 1846-7-8
Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher:J.B. Lippincott
Date Published: 1873

[iii-ix] x-xii, [13] 14-521 [1, blank] pp. (8vo) 21.5x15 cm (8½x6"), ), original brown cloth. First Edition.

Kenly was an officer of Maryland Volunteers under General Taylor, participating in the campaigns from the Texas border to Monterrey; later was with Scott’s forces on the march to Mexico City. A 42-page appendix lists the officers of his regiment and includes a copy of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. A well-written and scarce narrative especially in such nice collector’s condition.

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Spine ends slightly chipped, minor scuffing to binding, remains of bookplate on front pastedown. Ink stamp of Naval History Society on last flyleaf.

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Account of Mexican War by a junior officer

Estimate $10 - $100Aug 23, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA