MEMOIRS OF THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION: Including a Narrative of the Expedition of General Xavier Mina; with Some Observations on the Practicability of Opening a Commerce between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, through the Mexican Isthmus in the Province of Oaxaca, and at the Lake of Nicaragua; and on the Future Importance of Such Commerce to the Civilized World, and More Especially to the United States.

Philadelphia: Printed for the author by Lydia R. Bailey, 1820. First edition. 8vo. xxxvi, 396 pp. Contemporary half leather (rubbed) and marbled boards (severely rubbed, partly eroded), all edges yellow; spine dull, but a good solid copy. HOWES R-380: "Chief contemporary authority on the audacious filibustering expedition against Mexico under Mina, launched with a handful of men, through Texas in 1817. Notable also for its advocacy of a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific through Nicaragua." American Imprints 3035. RAINES, p.176. REESE, Best of the West 42. Sabin 72202. STREETER TEXAS 1080. Item #47401

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