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A Visit To Texas Being The Journal Of A Traveller Through Those Parts Most Interesting To American Settlers
Van Nostrand and Dwight,, New York, 1836. An ex-library copy in fair condition but lacking the original boards and spine and the front preliminaries ahead of the title page. A 24mo of 5 7/16 by 3 1/2 inches with library stamps at the upper edge of the title page, the copyright page, page iii, the lower edge of page 11 and what's left of a date slip on the verso side of the last end page and the remnants of penciled notes at the lower edge of page 262. Without a dust jacket, but contained within a library made covering. 262 pages of text. This, the second edition, contains the account of the engagement at Concepcion, near San Antonio, by one of the participants as well as a "A Sketch of The Late War" referring to the Texas Revolution. According to Thomas W. Streeter in his Bibliography of Texas no plates or map were made part of this edition. Said to be "quite scarce" by Howes and "a very rare book" by Clark. (Streeter, Bibliography of Texas, Vol. 1, 1155A; Howes, T-145; Clark, Vol. III, 114; Rader, 3547; Graff, 1337; Sabin, 95114) [Attributes: Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Town's End Books, ABAA [Deep River, CT, U.S.A.]
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