HISTORY OF TEXAS, FROM ITS DISCOVERY AND SETTLEMENT….
WITH THE LARGE FOLDING MAP
New York: United States Publishing Co., 1875. viii,601pp. Index. Frontis. of the Alamo. Plates. Text map of the San Jacinto Battleground. Original brown cloth with title in gilt on the spine and “Texas” and a star in a circle stamped in gilt on the front cover. Probable second edition. Light general wear with end caps professionally repaired, overall very good. The large folding map (overall approx. 19 ½” x 26 ¼”) is entitled: New Map Of The State Of Texas As It Is In 1874, Prepared Expressly for Morphis’ History of Texas. It was prepared by G. W. & C. B. Colton Company of New York. The map with its black vine border contains five inserts: Plan of the North Part or Panhandle of Texas, Plan of Matagorda Bay, Texas as was in 1835 under Mexican rule, Plan of Galveston Bay, and Plan of Sabine Lake. Shows cities, counties, territories, rivers, railroads, forts, crossings, etc. Showing uniform age toning, it has been professionally restored, rebacked, deacidified, flattened and ready for framing. Raines, The Bibliography of Texas, p. 153: “With many valuable official documents and reports.” The book describes the principal cities and towns of Texas with information concerning agriculture, minerals and material resources of the state.