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    [William Allen (attributed)]. Five Years in the West; or, How an Inexperienced Young Man Finds his Occupation. With Reminiscences and Sketches of Real Life. By a Texas Preacher. Nashville: Southern Methodist Publishing House, 1884. First edition. 12mo, 211 pages. Rebound in green leather over boards with lettering gilt stamped to spine and five raised bands in a clear dust jacket. Marbled endpapers. Mildly toned with light foxing scattered in places. Very light shelf wear. Fine.

    The author chronicles his life in Kansas and Texas from 1856-1861, where, after being cheated out of a sum of money, he turns to teaching school and preaching from horseback. Howes lists this title on page 203 with the reference to "See Allen, Wm. M," but no entry for the title is under Allen.


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