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    [Texas Rangers]. Capt. Michael James Box. Capt. James Box's Adventures and Explorations in New and Old Mexico. Being the Record of Ten Years of Travel and Research... New York: James Miller, 1869. First edition, second issue. 8vo. 344 pp. Full textured cloth with blindstamped decorations to front and rear boards. Gilt titles and ruling to spine. Covers lightly rubbed with wear to spine ends and corners. Some light dustsoiling and dampstaining to boards. Library association bookplate to front pastedown with small notations and owner's signature to preliminaries. Light foxing to endpapers and throughout. Page edges lightly toned. Occasional small staining throughout. A very good copy. "This excellent narrative is based on the author's personal experiences, especially as a member of the Texas Rangers" (Graff).
    References: Graff 372. Howes B671. Streeter Sale 497.

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