Description[M. Fiske (Attributed)]. A Visit to Texas: Being the Journey of a Traveller Through those Parts Most Interesting to American Settlers. New York: Goodrich & Wiley, 1834. First edition. Twelvemo. [iv], -264, [4, meteorological journal] pages; folding map: "Map of the State of Coahuila and Texas," W. Hooker, sculp, measuring 14.25 x 13 inches; four engraved plates inserted. Original textured cloth, rebacked with original spine laid down. Binding toned with just a touch of soiling; corners. Text-block foxed; pencil notations to front pastedown. Map with paper repairs at folds and some foxing. Very good, housed in a custom clamshell case. From the private collection of Stephen Lyle Boyd.
"This anonymous work is one of the most important accounts of Texas during a critical period in its history" (Jenkins, Basic Texas Books). Basic Texas Books 209. Howes T145. Sabin 95133. Streeter 1155.
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