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    David B. Edward. The History of Texas or, the Emigrant's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil, and Productions of That Country: Geographically Arranged From Personal Observation and Experience.
    Cincinnati: J. A. James & Co., 1836. First edition. 12mo. 336pp., [2] pages of publisher's advertisements. One 9" x 13" linen-backed, fold-out hand colored "Map of Texas Containing the Latest Grants & Discoveries" by E. F. Lee. bound in front. Modern three-quarter leather binding and tan cloth boards with titles stamped in gilt between five raised bands on the spine. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Light wear to joints, otherwise minimal shelf wear. Contents with light scattered foxing throughout, else remarkably sound. Map unusually nice and complete. All things considered, a fine copy.

    A remarkable view of Texas prior to the revolution written by an actual "Texian" and hailed by scholars as an essential Texas book. Includes the full text of "The Constitution of the Mexican United States".

    Reference:
    Streeter 1199. Basic Texas Books 53. Clark, Old South III:35. Graff 1208. Howes E48. Rader 1279. Raines p. 74. Day p.24.




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