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    J[acob] de Cordova. Lecture on Texas. Philadelphia: Ernest Crozet, 1858. First edition. 12mo. 32 pp. Original printed blue wrappers. The spine has been reinforced with cellophane tape. A very good copy with much on the natural resources, cattle, Indian tribes, emigration, etc.


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    "An important work by the famous Texas mapmaker, with much on the natural resources, cattle, Indian tribes, emigration, etc. De Cordova published his lecture to prove to his enemies that he had not been preaching abolitionism on his trip north" (Eberstadt).

     

    References: Eberstadt 138:653, Howes D199. Sabin 19190.

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