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    Dr. Benno Matthes. Reise-Bilder. Bilder aus Texas. (Dresden: Buchhandlung von H. J. Zeh, 1861). 12mo. [viii], [1]-104pp. No errata. Later half leather over paper boards. Spine sunned. No endpapers. Scattered minor foxing throughout. Housed in a custom quarter leather solander box with black spine titles. A very good copy.

    "A German naturalist, Matthes visited Texas in 1856-7; observations on the effects of drought on flora and fauna, incidents regarding Indians and Negroes, the prairie, deer-hunting, wild horses, the Seminoles, etc." (Eberstadt).

    References: Eberstadt 162:528. Howes M423. Raines, p. 147.


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