Homes In Texas On The Line Of The International & Great Northern R.R. 1880-'1881 International (Lone Star) Route
first editionOriginal Wraps
by Hoxie, H.M. & Allen McCoy
Buffalo: Printing House of Matthews Bros. & Bryant, 1880. First edition. Original Wraps. Orig. illustrated and decorated wrappers. Fine. 135 pages. 22 x 15 cm. Large fold-out lithographed map of Texas in original colors, engraved by Wm. P. Northrup & Co. 16 wood engraved views on 14 pages, A promotional tract to encourage emigration to Texas. After a general description of the potential new settlers, there is a summary of the Constitution of the State relating to settlement and property, with some forward thinking provisions for women's rights, information about wages and prices, and then a county by county description of the state, including a listing of land for sale, with prices. Fold-out map fresh and clean, considering the fragility of the publication, an unusually bright and fresh copy. (Inventory #: 21044)
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