Travelers in Texas: 1761-1860

Hardcover, Austin: University of Texas, 1967. First Edition. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. The period 1761-1860 saw the population of Texas grow from a few hundred to 600,000. In that time Texas was under the Spanish, Mexican, Texan, and American flags and was just about to secede from the Union to join the Confederacy. Explorers, missionaries, traders, revolutionaries, soldiers, speculators, government agents, and more passed through Texas during this time and left written accounts. The author held a PhD from Rice and in this book she examines Texas life through these travelers. With 16 photographs of travelers in Texas and 2 maps. Book gently bumped at both ends of spine. No previous owner marks, text and photos clean and bright. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket spine slightly age tanned with a very narrow 1 inch closed tear at top edge of spine. DJ now protected in plastic. Ships same or next business day well protected in a box. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 236 pages. [Item #77107]

Price: $30.00

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