Somewhere in Mexico
San Francisco: 1916.
Softcover. very good. 5" x 7",  pp. including text, map, and 80 half-tone photographs (most full-page), in original red printed wrappers. Previous owner's name written on front cover, moderate general wear from handling, pink staining on a few pages; about very good. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope. This work--a compilation of materials from various sources describing and depicting the Mexican Border War -- exists in several versions, of which this is the longest and most comprehensive. The text includes a short history of the conflict, followed by sections titled "The Slaughter of American Mining Men," "The 'Incident' at Columbus," "The 'Episode' at Carrizal," The 'Raid' at Laredo," and "Seventy Mexicans Attack Nine Americans." Several patriotic poems and songs are also included, along with a timeline of "Mexican Events in 1916." The map is titled "Map Showing where Most Important Army Posts are Located on the Mexican Border, Also Line of March of General Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Old Mexico after Villa Bandits." The photographs, some of which are credited to International Film Service or to Underwood & Underwood, are often gruesome in nature--showing battlefields and dead or dying soldiers--but also include shots of military leaders from both sides of the border, field hospitals, troop trains, encampments, artillery, etc.