SIMPSON, JAMES HERVEY. 1813-1883.
Journal of a Military Reconnaissance, From Santa Fe, New Mexico, to the Navajo Country, Made ... in 1849. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo and Co., 1852.
8vo (223 x 133 mm). 140, 24 ad pp (publisher's catalogue). Large folding map with colored routes and 75 lithographed plates, many of which are colored. Original blue cloth decorated in gilt and blind. Ink blots to title, repair to blank margin of same, spine a touch faded, but a fine copy overall.
FIRST SEPARATE PRINTING, amplified from its first appearance in Joseph E. Johnston's Reconnaissance (1850). Howes S498; Wagner-Camp 218.