Maria von Blucher's Corpus Christi Texas 1849-1879 [Hardcover]

By: Maria Von Blucher

Price: $45.00

Quantity: 1 available

Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
Date of Publication: 2002
Binding: hard cover
Edition: First Edition
Condition: As New/Near Fine
Description: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall Maria von Blucher, Texas A&M University Press, 2002, stated First Edition, Hardcover with dust jacket, 292 pages, 9 1/2" tall, Letters from the south Texas frontier, 1849-1879. Edited and annotated by Bruce S Cheeseman. In 1849, a young German bride and her husband stepped off a ship in Corpus Christi Bay to establish their home in the new frontier settlement. For the next three decades Maria von Blucher wrote letters home describing the hardships of droughts and Indian and bandit raids, the chaos of the American Civil War, the discomforts of pioneer living, the joys and heartbreaks of family life, and the development of a town that her descendants would help to build into a thriving city. As New. Original price sticker is on the back cover. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.

Title: Maria von Blucher's Corpus Christi Texas 1849-1879 [Hardcover]

Author Name: Maria Von Blucher

Categories: History, Texana Westerns, Biography, Memoirs,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Texas A & M University Press: 2002-01-01

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Like New

Jacket Condition: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 685

Keywords: Corpus Christi, Texas, history,