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Letters Of An Early American Traveller. Mary Austin Holley, Her Life And Her Works 1748-1846 by  Mattie Austin Hatcher

Letters Of An Early American Traveller. Mary Austin Holley, Her Life And Her Works 1748-1846

by Mattie Austin Hatcher

First edition. 8vo. Cloth, xi [5], 216 pp., preface, frontispiece, illustrated, portraits, map, appendix, index. Holley was an American historical writer best known as the author of the first known English-language history of Texas. Cultured, witty, enterprising and indomitable to the end, she now stands forth as a rare expression of the choice women of her age when the pioneers were moving onward to the West. She was a cousin of Stephen F. Austin. Covers soiled else a good, tight copy.

Inventory Number: 41404

$85.00