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    D. E. E. Braman. Braman's Information About Texas. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1858. Second edition. 12mo, viii, 192 pages. Brown blind stamped cloth over boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Front board is totally detached and the rear joint is cracking. Boards exhibit heavy wear, especially on the extremities. Spine covering has been recovered and is chipping at the foot. Corners bumped. Slight to moderate foxing. Despite the binding issues, the pages remain tight.

    Raines call this book "a good immigrant's guide when issued, especially as to land matters." Descriptions of counties. Basic information to settlers new to Texas, with chapters on "Stock-Raising," "Sheep - Honey Bees," "Wheat," "Schools," and "Taxation."
    References: Howes B719. Raines, p. 30. Sabin 7364.


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