Publication: Stereotyped and Published By J A James & CO, 1836, Cincinnati
First edition. 12mo. Original cloth, paper label on the spine with titles in black, xii, 13 - 336 pp., preface, appendix. Raines' Bibliography of Texas page 74 says: "One of the few choice early histories of Texas, though the author was rather Mexican in his politics. Among the rare public documents inserted, are the proposed constitution of Texas drawn up in the convention of 1832-33, and the Mexican constitution of 1824. Specifically valuable for full treatment of the times just before the Revolution." Howes E 48: "Conditions just prior to the Revolution described by an actual observer." This copy lacks the elusive map, which has been usual for us in handling previous copies, foxed throughout, cloth is light worn at the spine ends, else a good, tight and serviceable copy of an scarce book. We have never handled a copy with the map present.
Inventory Number: 46644