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The Resource A journey through Texas, or, A saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier, by Frederick Law Olmsted ; edited by Randolph B. Campbell

A journey through Texas, or, A saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier, by Frederick Law Olmsted ; edited by Randolph B. Campbell

Label
A journey through Texas, or, A saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier
Title
A journey through Texas, or, A saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier
Statement of responsibility
by Frederick Law Olmsted ; edited by Randolph B. Campbell
Title variation
  • Journey through Texas
  • Saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Early in the year 1854 the author, a young New England journalist, crossed the Louisiana border and set off on horseback into the teeth of the Texas winter. this work recounts his travel along the Old San Antonio Road through the East Texas' piney woods, the dry prairies farther west, the chaparral of South Texas, the coastal prairies, and the rich bottomlands around Houston and Galveston
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
917.6404/5
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F391
LC item number
.O512 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Library of Texas
Series volume
no. 8
Label
A journey through Texas, or, A saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier, by Frederick Law Olmsted ; edited by Randolph B. Campbell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Printed in an edition of 500 copies"--T.p. verso
  • Originally published: New York : Dix, Edwards, 1857
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-289) and index
Contents
A letter to a southern friend -- Route to Texas -- Route across eastern Texas -- Route through western Texas -- A trip to the coast -- A trip over the frontier -- Along the eastern coast -- General characteristics
Control code
54906724
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xxi, 321 p.
Isbn
9781929531097
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004007341
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2005. Quarter cloth over paper covered boards.
Other physical details
maps
Label
A journey through Texas, or, A saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier, by Frederick Law Olmsted ; edited by Randolph B. Campbell
Publication
Note
  • "Printed in an edition of 500 copies"--T.p. verso
  • Originally published: New York : Dix, Edwards, 1857
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-289) and index
Contents
A letter to a southern friend -- Route to Texas -- Route across eastern Texas -- Route through western Texas -- A trip to the coast -- A trip over the frontier -- Along the eastern coast -- General characteristics
Control code
54906724
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xxi, 321 p.
Isbn
9781929531097
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004007341
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2005. Quarter cloth over paper covered boards.
Other physical details
maps

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