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First edition, complete with the first printed geological map of Texas, bearing a blue library stamp. Ferdinand Roemer, who achieved international renown as a geologist, journeyed to the United States in 1845 under the auspices of the Society for the Protection of German Emigrants. For nearly two years he visited Texas, writing this pioneering study of the physical features and geology of the Texas countryside. His book includes information on the society and culture of Texans, as well as remarks concerning politics and the economy. Graff 3549; Howes R407; Jenkins ‘Basic Texas Books’ 179; Sabin 72593.
ROEMER, Ferdinand

Texas: mit Besonderer Ruecksichr ...

Bonn, 1849
THE FIRST PRINTED GEOLOGICAL MAP OF TEXAS. Octavo, contemporary marbled paper boards, rebacked. pp. xiv, (2), 464. A little light foxing and water staining, but otherwise a fine copy of this rare work.
Stock number: 2248

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