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    William M. Gouge. The Fiscal History of Texas, Embracing an Account of its Revenues, Debts, and Currency. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo, and Co., 1852. First edition. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Hon. Mr. Holmes/With the/respects of/Wm. M. Gouge." 8vo, xx, 327 pages. Sixteen pages of ads at the back. Appendices and index. Black, blind stamped cloth over boards featuring the publisher's name; spine rebacked with lettering in gilt stamp. Front board and spine detached at the preface, but the binding remains tight. Remnants of the previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. The date "Dec 7, 1896" stamped to the copyright page. Moderate toning and foxing throughout. Bumped corners and some abrasions to the boards.
    Reference: Basic Texas Books 77.


    More Information: "The standard account of the financial history of the Texas Revolution and the Republic of Texas, this book is much more interesting reading than the title suggests, mixing humor, anecdotes, and historical sidelights with statistics, finance, and fiscal theory" (Jenkins, Basic Texas Books).

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