REPORTS OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR, WITH RECONNAISSANCES OF ROUTES FROM SAN ANTONIO TO EL PASO. BY BREVET LT. COL. J.E. JOHNSTON; LIEUTENANT W.F. SMITH; LT. F.T. BRYAN; LT. N.H. MICHLER; AND CAPTAIN S.G. FRENCH.CAPT. R.B. MARCY'S ROUTE FROM FORT SMITH TO SANTA FE; AND THE REPORT OF LT. J.H. SIMPSON OF AN EXPEDITION INTO THE NAVAJO COUNTRY; AND ALSO THE REPORT OF LT. W.H.C. WHITING'S RECONNAISSANCES OF THE WESTERN FRONTIER OF TEXAS.

Washington, (D.C.): Union Office, 1850. First edition. 8vo. 250pp. plus two folding maps and seventy-two lithographed plates, several handcolored, some folding (plates are numbered to 75; plates 2, 21, and 39 were not issued). Original embossed brown cloth, spine gilt stamped. Front joint cracked, some foxing and toning text and plates. Very good. Basic Texas Books 111. Graff 2228. Howes J170. Raines, p.128. Wagner-Camp 184. Item #61742

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