Glendale, CA: The Arthur H. Clark Co., 1936. First Edition. Large Octavo. Item #019119
The editor has combined the manuscripts of Johnston, Edwards and Ferguson into one work without making any changes to the text except punctuation and capitalization. All three men participated in the war against Mexico, their occupation of New Mexico and California. They march from Sacramento and Missouri to take over this land for the United States, under the leadership of General Stephen Watts Kearny and General A.W. Doniphan. Portrait frontispiece, 368pp., folding map, with an appendix containing muster roll of volunteers. Bound in maroon cloth, spine lettering and top edge gilt, uncut. A lovely nearly fine copy of this important historical event.