Notes of a Military Reconnoissance


This antique hardcover book is bound in black cloth boards with paste-down spine label. Some cover wear; edgewear; label is chipped and browned. Bookplate on front inner board; writing on front endpaper. Some foxing within; a few signatures slightly loose. Filled with illustrations, this is a second-issue copy (also known as the 1848 "Senate" edition) of Emory's classic work of Western geography and exploration. 416 pages, including index; approx. 6"x9".



  • Notes of a Military Reconnoissance, From Fort Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego in California
  • William H. Emory
  • Wendell and Van Benthuysen, 1848