AUCTION 23

 
 

 

 
 

1064. [TEXAS]. Lot of four nineteenth- and twentieth-century imprints. Included are:

BISHOP, Morris. The Odyssey of Cabeza de Vaca. 1933.

CABEZA DE VACA, Alvar Nuñez. The Journey of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca.... 1922.

JENKINS, John H. Printer in Three Republics: A Bibliography of Samuel Bangs; First Printer in Texas, and First Printer West of the Louisiana Purchase. Austin: Jenkins, William Reese & Frontier America, 1981. Fine. Signed by author on front free endpaper.

KENDALL, George Wilkins. Narrative of an Expedition Across the Great Southwestern Prairies, from Texas to Santa Fé; with an Account of the Disasters Which Befell the Expedition from Want of Food and the Attacks of Hostile Indians; the Final Capture of the Texans and their Sufferings on a March of Two Thousand Miles as Prisoners of War, and in the Prisons and Lazarettos of Mexico. London: David Bogue, 1845. xii [13]-432 + viii, [13]-436 pp., 2 engraved frontispiece plates, folding lithograph map: Texas and Part of Mexico & the United States, Showing the Route of the First Santa Fé Expedition [below title to left of neat line] Drawn & Engd by W Kemble N York [below neat line] Harper & Brothers, New York. Neat line to neat line: 39.5 x 27 cm; overall sheet size: 44.4 x 31.8 cm. 16mo, original blind-stamped green cloth, spines lettered and decorated in gilt. Bindings rubbed and loose, hinges and lower joints cracked, frontispieces foxed, text blocks cracked (but holding), overall good, map fine.
     Second English edition. Basic Texas Books 116C. Plains & Rockies IV:110:3.

($50-100)

Sold. Hammer: $50.00; Price Realized: $61.25.

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