Sep 26, 2019 - Sale 2517

Sale 2517 - Lot 214

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(TEXAS.) Five early French publications on Texas. 5 volumes in one. 8vo, contemporary boards with spine label reading "Divers Articles sur le Texas," minor wear; small ink mark on first title page, generally minimal wear. Paris, 1841-45

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Henri Fournel. "Coup d´Oeil Historique et Statistique sur le Téxas." 57 pages (lacking the folding map). Howes F296 ("aa"); Sabin 25288; Streeter sale, I:372; Streeter Texas 1378 ("excellent brief account of Texas written by a French mining engineer"). Paris, April 1841 Wilson Shannon and Manuel Crecencio Rejon. "Correspondance officielle entre les États-Unis et le Mexique au sujet du Texas." 24 pages. An offprint from the 10 May 1845 issue of "La revue indépendante"; no examples in OCLC thus. [Paris]: Delcambre, [1845] Jollivet. "Documents Americains, Annexion du Texas, Emancipation des Noirs, Politique de l´Angleterre." 40 pages. Paris, 1845 Jollivet. "Annexion du Texas: Nouveaux Documents Americains." Paris, February 1845 Jollivet. "Historique de la Traite et du Droit de Visite." 35 pages. Paris, 1844. These last three were issued in a series. They relate to the slave trade in the Republic of Texas, annexation by the United States, and inspection by the British navy to ensure compliance with the ban on the trans-Atlantic trade. Howes J178 ("aa" for Part 1).