KENDALL, GEORGE WILKINS. 1809-1867.
Narrative of the Texan Santa Fé 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. Some foxing, short stub tear to map, slight leans, light chipping to binding extremities, slight insect damage to upper joint of vol 1.
First edition. "A romantic narrative of adventure, describing the terrible disasters which befell the expedition from the attacks of the hostile Indians, and the author's subsequent captivity in Mexican prisons" (Sabin 37360). Howes K-75 ; Wagner-Camp 110:1; Graff 2304.