Eyewitness to War: Prints and Daguerreotypes of the Mexican War, 1846-1848, VG w/DJ

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Sandweiss, Martha A., Rick Stewart, and Ben W. Huseman. Fort Worth, TX; Washington, D.C.: Amon Carter Museum; Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989.
English, a Very Good book in a Very Good dust jacket, HC, 4to, 10 1/2" x 11 1/4," 366 pp., including illustrations and Index.
ISBN: 0874748623

Brown cloth-covered boards in a purple-brown paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering to book spine. White lettering on front panel and dust jacket spine. Color illustration on front panel. Covers have slight fading along edges and minuscule wear to extremities, else clean and intact. Binding slightly loosened but still strong and holding. Dust jacket has minuscule fading along spine and a few chips and closed tears along edges and tips (largest tears measure 2" and 1" at upper-right corner of front panel and top edge of back panel, respectively), else clean and intact. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve. Pages have minuscule age toning and slight shelf wear along bottom edge of text block. else clean and intact. Replete with black-and-white illustrations. Published on the occasion of an exhibition held from November 18, 1989-January 14, 1990 at the Amon Carter Museum om Fort Worth, Texas. A fascinating look at the Mexican-American War and its depiction through contemporary prints and daguerreotypes. The Mexican-American War was the first major event to be documented through photography and printmaking. Essays by Martha A. Sandweiss, Rick Stewart, and Ben W. Huseman. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.