Antique HISTORY OF TEXAS FROM 1685 to 1892. By JOHN HENRY BROWN - Texana. We are pleased to offer this scarce original Two Volume Set of "History of Texas from 1685 to 1892" written by John Henry Brown, a prominent Texas politician and military figure. Daniell and printed by Becktold & Co.
Volume I contains 631 pages plus Index and 12 illustrations, including a very nice frontispiece of the author. II contains 591 pages plus Index and 16 illustrations (see pictures above). This two volume work of Texas history was written from a deeply involved point of view.Browns work was some of the earliest published history on Texas, and in later years his work has been heavily criticized. Basic Texas Books 22, Howes B856.
DESCRIPTION: Full maroon leather, gilt, marbled page edges and endpapers. CONDITION: Both good overall for age.
No markings, stains or tears except pencil name and date written on front blank page in Volume I. Some pages have some light foxing or age spotting consistent with age.
All text and pictures are clear and readable. Leather boards have edge wear as shown and spine covers are damaged on both volumes as shown.
I - boards mostly detached; first 5 pages including endpaper, frontispiece and title pages are detached - remaining pages are holding and binding is still fairly tight with no other detached pages. II - boards partially detached; no detached or loose pages. I have taken lots of pictures which are a part of this description so please review them carefully.These would definitely be great for re-binding which would make a truly awesome set. A RARE addition to any vintage collection or library. Don't miss out on this one! SEE PICTURES WHICH ARE THE EXACT ITEM YOU WILL RECEIVE. WE HAVE MANY MORE COLLECTIBLE & ANTIQUE BOOKS AND MUCH MORE CURRENTLY LISTED. We try to the best of our ability to accurately describe our merchandise and its condition. Most of our items are antiques or vintage. Providing you with a FIVE STAR shopping experience is our goal with each item we sell, and is vital to our business. We want you to return again soon! As always, we appreciate your business! We take a lot of care in packing to ensure your item arrives safely. On all fragile items, we use bubble wrap and peanuts and sometimes other packing materials.
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This item is in the category "Everything Else\Genealogy\County, State History". The seller is "ilovebooks1111" and is located in Avinger, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.