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    Napoleonic exiles on the Trinity River with engraved plan of the colony "Champ d'Asile"

    L. Hartmann & Millard: Le Texas, ou notice historique sur le Champ d'Asile, Comprenant tout ce qui s'est passé depuis la formation jusqu' àla dissolution de cette Colonie, les causes qui l'ont amenée, et la liste de tous les Colons Français, avec des renseiguemens utiles à leurs familles, et le plan du camp, DÉDIÉ A MESSIEURS LES SOUSCRIPTEURS en favour des Réfugiés; Par MM. Hartmann et Millard. (A Paris: Chez Béguin, et al, Juin 1819). First Edition, signed by author Hartmann and publisher Béguin on the certification statement (verso of half-title). Twelvemo (8.25" x 5"). Illustrated with folding engraved frontispiece plan of fort: Champ D'Asile (6.5" x 9.5"). ix [x] [11-12] 13-135 pages. Handsomely bound in modern quarter navy-blue straight-grain morocco over marbled boards, spine lettered and ruled in gilt. Expert restoration (some leaves and plate neatly reinforced and cleaned).

    Reference: Basic Texas Books 85.


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    December, 2007
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