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    L'Abbé E. Domenech. Journal d'Un Missionnaire au Texas et au Mexique, 1846-1852. Paris: Librairie de Gaume Frères, 1857. First edition. 8vo. xii, 477pp. Folding map, 15" x 21" with text in French. Does not have the engraved portrait facing half-title page. Erratum. Quarter green cloth over marbled boards. Black title label with gilt lettering on spine. Front board slightly warped. Minor foxing. Front and back endpapers are browned with previous owner's book plate. The map is entitled Carte du Texas pur Les Missions et Voyages de L'Abbé E. Domenech and has small tear in the right margin. Domenech "worked in southern Texas and along the Lower Rio Grande, which he describes with a wealth of incident and personal detail" (Raines, p. 69-70).

    References: Graff 1119; Howes D408; Raines, p. 69-70; Sabin 20549.


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