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    A.B. Lawrence [introduction]: Texas in 1840, or the Emigrant's Guide to the New Republic; being the Result of Observation, Enquiry and Travel in that Beautiful Country. By an Emigrant, late of the United States. With an Introduction by the Rev. A.B. Lawrence, of New Orleans. (New York: Published by William W. Allen..., 1840). First edition. Twelvemo (7.5" x 4.5"). 275 pages. Illustrated with a hand-colored frontispiece plate: City of Austin, the New Capital of Texas in January 1, 1840. Publisher's finely-ribbed brown cloth, stamped in blind on the covers and lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine. Binding is expertly rebacked, preserving the original spine. Typical browning and foxing to the sheets, and with a bit of staining or offsetting to the preliminary leaves. Altogether, a very good, handsome copy. Housed in a quarter morocco clamshell case. From the collection of Darrel Brown.

    Reference: Streeter 1361.


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