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    James L. Rock and W. I. Smith. Southern and Western Texas Guide For 1878. St. Louis: A. H. Granger Publisher, 1878. First edition. Octavo. 282 pages. Engraved portrait of Col. Thomas W. Pierce, the dedicatee used as the frontispiece. Illustrations in the text, and with the large folding color map at the rear (25" x 19"), map is two-sided, with Texas on one side and the U.S. and Texas on the other. Map is detached and laid-in. Publisher's green cloth with a double rule border stamped in blind on the covers, and lettered and decoratively stamped in gilt on the front cover and spine.
    Condition: Boards spotted with scattered soiling with wear along the edges and spine ends; hinges cracked (but holding); contents lightly toned; map with old tape repairs, else a very good copy.



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    Reference: Adams, Herd 1927; Bradford 4687. CBC (140 entries). Day, Maps of Texas, p. 94. Eberstadt, Texas 162:690. Howes R389. Kelsey, Engraved Prints of Texas, 1554-1900, pp. 212-216.



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