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    [M. Fiske (attributed)]: A Visit to Texas, Being the Journal of a Traveller Through Those Parts Most Interesting to American Settlers. New York: Goodrich and Wiley, 1834. First edition. 12mo (7.5" x 4.5"). iv, [9]-264 [4, Meteorological Journal] pages. Illustrated with four copper-engraved plates by J.T. Hammond. Folding map: Map of the State of Coahuila and Texas, W. Hooker, sculp. Moderate foxing throughout. Rebound in half morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands. Gilt lettering to spine.

    "This anonymous work is one of the most important accounts of Texas during a critical period in its history" (Jenkins, Basic Texas Books). TSHA member donation. All proceeds, including Buyer's Premium will go to support TSHA.

    References: Basic Texas Books 209. Howes T145. Sabin 95133. Streeter 1155.


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