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    J. Wilmer Dallam: The Lone Star: A Tale of Texas; Founded upon Incidents in the History of Texas. (New York. E. Ferrett & Co. 237 Broadway. Philadelphia: 68 South Fourth Street.) [On verso of title:] King & Baird, Printers. 1845. 95pp. 8vo. First edition. Contemporary three quarter calf over marbled boards, title in gilt on spine. There are two issues of this work both published in 1845, one with 95 pages and one with 96 pages. The 96 page issue is considered the second edition. Gentle wear to cover, lightly bumped corners. Pages are evenly toned, with light ghosting throughout. From the collection of Darrel Brown.

    Reference: Rains p.60. Wright 819 locates 4 copies. Streeter Texas 1578: "This romance of Roland Deane and Annie Seymour makes very heavy reading nowadays. While there are Mexican and Indians, and some action takes place in New Orleans, the relation to Texas is not readily apparent." Streeter located 3 copies.


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