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Auction 23

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Unique Texas Scene—Exquisite Eighteenth-Century Hand-Painted Fan
La Salle Expedition & Map of Matagorda Bay, Texas
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“A magnificent map”—Streeter
“The map was apparently quite popular and seems to have been used roughly, for few copies have survived”—Graff
Exceedingly Rare Large-Scale Map of the Western Mining Frontier
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April 4 & 5, 2013

Auction 23

Americana:  High Spots of Texas, the West, Mexico & the Borderlands
Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, Photography, Prints & Ephemera

Auction Schedule:

Thursday, April 4, 2013:

Session 1:  10:00 a.m. CDT, Lots 1-150

Session 2:  2:00 p.m. CDT, Lots 151-300


Friday, April 5, 2013:

Session 3:  10:00 a.m. CDT, Lots 301-450

Session 4:  2:00 p.m.  CDT, Lots 451-end

Exhibition:
Tuesday & Wednesday, April 2 & 3, 2013
10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST
102 W. Tarrant Street
Llano, Texas 78643

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Palenque Lavishly Illustrated
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A Wonderful, Fresh Copy of the Disturnell Treaty Map
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Lyon’s Sketch Book of Mexico with Lithographs on India Proof Paper. Early English Lithography by Hullmandel
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“Milestones in the mapping of the American West”—Wheat
Boots on the Ground & Maps in the Gun Barrels
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Original Preliminary Art Work for Phillips’ Mexico Illustrated
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“The first drawings of Maya architecture to be published” (Wauchope). Lithographs on India Proof Paper
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“Goddard’s remarkable and beautifully designed production can properly be deemed the capstone of the gold region cartography” (Wheat)
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México y sus alrededores
“The most important work illustrating Mexico City in the nineteenth century” (Mathes)
Seven individual albums: introductory essay with images

Peter Maverick’s Very Rare Pocket Map Version of García Conde’s Mexico City
A Superb Copy in Original Full Color
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Illustrations of Some of the Foremost Surviving Mesoamerican Pictorial Codices
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The First Lithograph Plate Book on Mexico
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“The first history of California”—Streeter
With a Landmark Map Finally Dispelling the Myth of California as an Island
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Exceedingly Rare 1849 German California Gold Rush Guide & Map
Die Flugschrift, die Strömen von Auswanderern den Weg nach Kalifornien wies
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Phillips’ Mexico Illustrated
Issue on Tinted Grounds, Plates Exceptionally Fine
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The Scientific Discovery of Mexico & the American Southwest
With a Grand Map Selected by Streeter as One of the Six Most Desirable Maps for a Texas Collection
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