THE ADVENTURES OF A FRENCH CAPTAIN, AT PRESENT A PLANTER IN TEXAS, FORMERLY A REFUGEE OF CAMP ASYLUM.; Translated from the French by Lady Blanche Murphy. Just Girard, pseud. of Just-Jean-Etienne Roy.

THE ADVENTURES OF A FRENCH CAPTAIN, AT PRESENT A PLANTER IN TEXAS, FORMERLY A REFUGEE OF CAMP ASYLUM.; Translated from the French by Lady Blanche Murphy.

New York, Cincinnati & St. Louis: Benziger Brothers, (1878). First Edition in English. Original Cloth. pp: 180, (2) publisher's ads; frontispiece illustration by Carbonneau. Bound in lavishly decorated, pebble-grained blue-green cloth, stamped in dark blue and gilt on spine and both covers; small chip from head of spine, otherwise near fine. 8.75" x 5.25" Very Good. Item #039278

[Eberstadt 104:288--"A genuine narrative of the early days in Texas. Girard arrived in Galveston in 1817, taking part in all the struggles of the colonists." Raines, Bibliography of Texas, 94. Streeter, Bibliography of Texas, 1077-note. Monaghan, French Travellers in the United States, 1274.].

Price: $150.00

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