Description[Samuel A. Hammett] writing as Philip Paxton (pseudonym). A Stray Yankee in Texas. New York: Redfield, 1853. First Edition. 12mo,  vi, 9-416 [14, ads] pp., engraved frontispiece and title. Original plum cloth, now faded. Gilt title and publisher on spine, now faded with. Heavy wear to top and bottom of spine, bumped corners. Tight binding, with gently toned pages. Very good.
References: Clark III:380: "Descriptive narrative of early Texas with an entertaining assortment of homespun tales of hunting experiences, pioneer life and institutions, frontier justice, and incidents of the Texas and Mexican wars." Howe H140, Rader 1757.
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