KENDALL, GEORGE WILKINS. 1809-1867.
Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, Comprising a Description of a Tour through Texas
and Final Capture of the Texans, and Their March, as Prisoners, to the City of Mexico. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1844. 2 volumes. Illustrated with 5 engraved plates and folding map. 12mo. Original brown cloth, covers decorated in blind, gilt lettered and decorated spine, custom brown morocco-backed clamshell case, red morocco gilt-lettered spine label. Some light foxing, short tear to map, later endpapers, bookplates, some rubbing to covers, extremities rubbed, light stains to first volume, spines bright, an excellent copy overall.
First edition. A romantic narrative of adventure, describing the terrible disasters which befell the expedition from the attacks of the hostile Indians, and the authors subsequent captivity in Mexican prisons (Sabin 37360). Howes K-75 ; Wagner-Camp 110:1; Graff 2304.