Nov 17, 2016 - Sale 2432

Sale 2432 - Lot 85

Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(CALIFORNIA.) Tyler, Daniel. A Concise History of the Mormon Battalion in the Mexican War, 1846-1847. [2], 376 pages. 8vo, publisher's full morocco, moderate wear and spotting, backstrip sunned; pages v-viii detached and slightly worn, long closed tear to leaf 21:2; owner's pencil signature on front free endpaper. [Salt Lake City], "1881" (but 1882)

Additional Details

A battalion member recounts their march from Council Bluffs, IA to Santa Fe, NM, then forging a new wagon route onward to San Diego, CA. Begins with a long history of the Mormons. Cowan 1933, page 648; Edwards, Enduring Desert page 239; Flake 9063; Graff 4226; Howes T447 ("aa"); Streeter sale IV:2314; Zamorano Eighty 75.