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    James M. Morphis. History of Texas, from Its Discovery and Settlement with a Description of Its Principal Cities and Counties, and the Agricultural, Mineral, and Material Resources of the State. New York: United States Publishing Company, 1875. Octavo, viii; [9]-601, [6] publisher's advertisement pages. Engraving of the Alamo as frontispiece. Features a colored, foldout map, New Map of the State of Texas As It Is In 1875, by G. W. and C. B. Colton 26.25" x 19.75", vine border with five insets. Publisher's green cloth over boards with Texas seal and titles in gilt.

    "With many valuable official documents and reports." - Raines, page 153.

    Condition: Moderate shelf wear and spotting to boards; front and rear hinges broken leaving boards detached; a few preliminary pages loose; map with an approximate 6" closed tear near where it's bound in, otherwise a good copy much improved with reasonably minor conservation.

    Reference: Raines, p. 153. Day, p. 91. Howes M817.


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