THE OLD ROUGH AND READY ALMANAC. 1849. Zachary Taylor.
THE OLD ROUGH AND READY ALMANAC. 1849.

THE OLD ROUGH AND READY ALMANAC. 1849.

Philadelphia and New York: Turner and Fisher, Publishers, [1848]. Stitched in original printed and illustrated wrappers. [36] pp. Engraving frontis of Captain Drum's victory at the Battle of Contreras. Rear wrapper illustration of "The Skirmish Between a Mexican Guerilla Party and the United States Dragoons, at the National Bridge." Other illustrations profusely scattered throughout. Some blank margin chipping, untrimmed. Else Very Good.

A scarce almanac, popular Mexican War history, and laudatory biography of General Taylor, who would become the second and last Whig President in the 1848 presidential elections This almanac is notable for the quality and quantity of its Mexican War illustrations.
Drake 12687a. Not in Miles. OCLC 11358684 [7] as of February 2022. Item #38162

Price: $650.00