Frederick Marryat: Narrative of the Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet, in California, Sonora, & Western Texas. Written by Capt. Marryat. In Three Volumes. (London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1843). First edition. Three octavo volumes (7.5" x 5"). Viii, 312, 32 [publisher's ads, dated July 1843]; [iv], 318; [iv], 299 pages. Illustrated with a folding map. Cloth back over paper boards, with printed paper spine labels. Cloth and labels on volumes I and II renewed. Volume III heavily shaken and out of the casing at the rear hinge, front hinge just holding on. Different bookplates in the first two volumes. Altogether, a good copy of a scarce book. "Texas is 'The resort of vagabonds and scoundrels, wholly destitute of principle and probity.'" From the collection of Darrel Brown.

    Reference: Wagner-Camp 97:10. Howes M302. Streeter Texas 1458.

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