DescriptionHenry Stuart Foote. Texas and the Texans; or, Advance of the Anglo-Americans to the South-west; Including a History of Leading Events in Mexico From the Conquest by Fernando Cortes to the Termination of the Texas Revolution. Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., 1841. First edition. Two 12mo volumes. viii, 13-314; 403 pages. Bound uniformly in modern three-quarter blue leather and marbled boards. Titles, decoration and rules appear in six compartments between five raised spine bands. Satin place marks. Marbled endpapers. Contents slightly toned with areas of light foxing scattered throughout. Former owner's large book plate on the second front free endpaper of each volume. About fine.
The first volume includes chapters on Mexican history, along with chapters on Spanish-American relations, the Burr Conspiracy, the Fredonian War, Austin's colony . The second volume deals with the history of Texas colonization, the Revolution and the aftermath.
References: Streeter 1377. Basic Texas Books 63. Raines, p. 84. Howes F238 ("aa"). Graff 1376. Sabin 25019. Rader 1425.
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