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1 Hatcher, Mattie Austin Letters of an Early American Traveller: Mary Austin Holley Her Life and Her Works 1784-1846 (Signed)
Dallas, TX Southwest Press 1933 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Signed by Author
First Printing. VGood/VGood. SIGNED BY HATCHER on the dedication page, "Mattie Austin Hatcher / Austin, Texas / December, 1933." Publisher's grey cloth with black stamping. Cloth is lightly rubbed and nibbled along edges. General foxing to cloth and page edges. Paper clip impression and small rust spot on verso of flyleaf. Dust jacket is edge toned with chipping at the top spine edge and splitting along the front joint. Mary Austin Holley (1784-1846) was an American historical writer best known as the author of the first known English-language history of Texas, Texas (1833), expanded in 1836 into History of Texas.[1] She was a cousin of Stephen F. Austin, who arranged for Holley to receive a land grant on Galveston Bay. Although Holley visited Texas five times (in 1831, 1835, 1838, 1840, and 1843), she was never able to afford to move there. 
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