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    Abbé [Emanuel] Domenech. Missionary Adventures in Texas and Mexico. A Personal Narrative of Six Years' Sojourn in Those Regions. London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1858. First English edition. Octavo. xv, [1], [2]-366, [2, publisher's catalog] pages. Large folding map "Map of Texas illustrating the Missions & Journeys of the Abbé Em. Domenech". Modern half-morocco over marbled-paper boards. Titles stamped in gilt on the spine.
    Condition: Excellent as rebound. A tight, clean copy.



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    "A genuine narrative...shows that the Abbe worked in Southern Texas and along the lower Rio Grande in Mexico, which he describes with a wealth of incident and personal detail." (Wagner-Camp).

     

    Reference: Howes D408. Field 443. Rader 1176. Wagner-Camp 356An.



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