Lot 141 of 457:
De Witt's Colony w/4 maps 1905  

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Title:
De Witt's Colony

Author:
Rather, Ethel Zivley

Place:
Austin, Texas

Publisher:
University of Texas

Date:
1905

Description:

[2], 97, [2] pp.  With 4 maps at rear, 3 of them folding. (8vo) red pebbled cloth lettered in gilt, original wrappers bound in. 

Bulletin of the University of Texas, No. 51, January 15, 1905. Humanistic Series No. 3. The DeWitt Colony (ca. 1820s through the 1840s) was a settlement in Mexican Texas founded by Green DeWitt. From lands belonging to that colony, the present Texas counties of DeWitt, Guadalupe and Lavaca were created. The hub of the colony was primarily located, however, in what is now Gonzales County. Scarce with all maps present.


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Condition:
Tape residue on free endpapers, a few closed tears to map stubs; about near fine.


 
Item number:
310346
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