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    D[on]. E[gbert]. E[rastus]. Braman. Braman's Information about Texas. Carefully Prepared by D.E.E. Braman of Matagorda, Texas. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1857. First edition. 12mo. viii, 9-192 pages. Modern quarter-leather over marbled boards. Titles stamped in gilt in compartments between five raised bands.

    Raines call this book "a good immigrant's guide when issued, especially as to land matters." Descriptions of counties. Basic information to settlers new to Texas, with chapters on "Stock-Raising," "Sheep - Honey Bees," "Wheat," "Schools," and "Taxation."

    Condition: Externally fine with light occasional foxing, toning around the edge of the textblock, trivial stain at the top of the first 13 pages.

    Reference: Howes B719. Raines, p. 30. Sabin 7364.


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