DescriptionHubert Howe Bancroft. History of the Pacific States of North America: Volume X North American States, Volume I 1531-1800 [and] Volume XI Texas, Volume II Texas 1801-1889. San Francisco: A. L. Bancroft & Company, Publishers, 1883 and 1889. First editions. Two octavo volumes. xlviii, 751; xvi, 814 pages. Numerous maps within text. Contemporary half leather over marbled boards. All edges marbled.
Condition: Modest shelf wear to the edges of the boards. Trivial toning to contents. A bit of fading to the boards of Volume X, otherwise a clean, sound set in very good condition.
Reference: Jenkins, Basic Texas Books, 6.
"A century after it was written, this remains one of the best single histories of Texas...The Texas volumes are so valuable and useful today because of the literally thousands of footnotes and bibliographical citations." John H. Jenkins, Basic Texas Books.
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