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    Frederick Law Olmstead. A Journey Through Texas; Or, a Saddle-Trip on the Southwestern Frontier. New York: 1857. First edition.

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    Frederick Law Olmstead. A Journey Through Texas; or, a Saddle-Trip on the Southwestern Frontier: with a Statistical Appendix. New York: Dix, Edwards and Co., 1857. First edition. Octavo. [ix] vii-xxiv, 516. Folding map. Illustrated frontispiece. Publisher's brown cloth tooled in blind at boards and titled in gilt on spine.Edges lightly worn with some fraying at corners and spine. Slight touches of soil and spot of rubbing to boards. Interior generally clean and bright with only mild touches of toning to edges. Two minor pencil notations. Very good or better.

    "The most civilized of all 19th century books on Texas, this is the most interesting and most dependable" (Jenkins) Dobie p. 48. Graff 3097. Howes O79. Greene Fifty p. 45. Jenkins Basic Texas Books 157. Raines p. 159. From the private collection of Stephen Lyle Boyd.



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