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THE PRISONERS OF PEROTE, containing A Journal Kept by the Author, etc.

Stapp, William Preston

Published by G. B. Zieber & Co., Phila, 1845
Condition: Fair Soft cover
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1st printing. Printed wraps. 164pp + 4pp. Condition fair: original front cover corners chipped most of the way to the black & partially decorated printed border. Couple of small stains to front cover. Rebound using original front cover & replaced back cover. General foxing with some pps with a minimum & other pps with more. Pages are flexible & the book can easily be read. The original cover states the original price as 25 cents. Continuation of the subtitle reads, in small block print, "WHO WAS CAPTURED BY THE MEXICANS, AT MEIR, DECEMBER 25,1842, AND RELEASED FROM PEROTE MAY 16, 1844." A rare & desirable Texas & Mexican book. Copies of the cloth edition naturally appear more often on the market than the paper bound edition. Jenkins, BTB, says, "The was the first book to appear on the Meir Expedition; it is still one of the best. Stapp was a highly literate private soldier, observant and interested in what went on around him." BTB 198, Dobie p58, Graff3949, Sabin 90483, Streeter 1610, Howes S891. Bookseller Inventory # 1506137

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Title: THE PRISONERS OF PEROTE, containing A ...

Publisher: G. B. Zieber & Co., Phila

Publication Date: 1845

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fair

Edition: First Edition

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