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    John J. Linn. Reminiscences of Fifty Years in Texas. New York: D. & J. Sadlier & Co., 1883. First edition. Octavo. 369 pages. Engraved portrait of the author used as the frontispiece and illustrated with three additional engraved plates. Errata slip tipped-in at back. Publisher's original green blind-stamped cloth with titles stamped in gilt on the spine.
    Condition: Good. Boards moderately soiled with an old repair to the head of the spine. Text block slanted. Browning to the edge of the text block. Small closed tear on page 19. Contents a bit toned. Contemporary owner's bookplate mounted on the front free endpaper. Still, a tight copy of a work rather difficult to find in the original binding.
    Reference: Graff 2503; Howes L363; Jenkins, Basic Texas Books 127.


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    John Joseph Linn gives a first-hand account of Texas during the days of the revolution. Among other positions, Linn held the post of quartermaster of the Texas army and served in the second and third congresses of the new Republic of Texas. An important work, essential to any serious library of early Texas history.



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