Pictorial history of Mexico and the Mexican war comprising an account of the ancient Aztec empire, the conquest by Cortes, Mexico under the Spaniards, the Mexican revolution, the republic, the Texan war, and the recent war with the United States. by Frost, John

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Published by C. Desilver, Cushings & Bailey; [etc., etc.] in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Md .

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  • Mexican War, 1846-1848,
  • Mexico -- History

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StatementBy John Frost ... Embellished with five hundred engravings, from designs of W. Croome and other distinguished artists.
ContributionsCroome, William, 1790-1860, ill.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 13-640 p. incl. illus., plates, ports., plans.
Number of Pages640
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Open LibraryOL17617005M
OCLC/WorldCa16444355

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