First edition, first issue. Original decorated wrappers, 136 pp., preface, frontispiece, photo plates. Basic Texas Books 140 says, "These memoirs of the wife of Samuel Maverick comprise one of the most interesting and important narratives in Texas in the 1830s and 1840s." Herd 1460 says, "An appendix gives the history of her husband's experiences in his cattle venture, and the true origin of the term 'maverick' as applied to unbranded cattle." Much on San Antonio, Texas. Spine browned else a very good, tight copy. Very scarce item.
Inventory Number: 41405