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AUCTION 23 * April 4 & 5, 2013 * Llano, Texas


Pocket maps, with a few case maps thrown in.
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“Charney was the first to undertake serious excavation work in the Mexican Archaeological zones”—Palmquist. “An important pioneer of archaeological photography”
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Americana:  High Spots of Texas, the West, Mexico & the Borderlands
Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, Photography, Prints & Ephemera

Auction 23 Prices Realized

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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Pagès in Original Boards
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Earliest Bird’s-Eye View of Laredo listed by Reps
“The Gateway to and from Mexico”
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Acceptance of the Patronage of Virgin of Guadalupe for Mexico
With a Remarkable Engraving of the Virgin Saving Mexico City from the Pestilence
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Transit of Venus-1769. Early Scientific Expedition to California
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The First Book of Mexican Authorship Printed in Europe, with Superb Engravings
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Very Rare Immigration Map of British Canada with Strong Political Implications
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The Most Spectacular of All Maps of Mexico City
A Grand City on a Grand Scale
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Monumental Americana
Kingsborough’s Antiquities of America
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“The first drawings of Maya architecture to be published” (Wauchope). Lithographs on India Proof Paper
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“The best answer was to get out a better map. They did so. Ransom and Doolittle have achieved here what they had not before, a Nevada map of importance”—Wheat
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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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Alternate Version of Trost’s Iconic Spindletop Photo
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First Publication of Fifteenth-Century Migration Maps of the Chichimeca
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First Italian Edition of “the most important map in American history” (Cumming)
Choice Original Condition in situ with Raynal’s Influential Text
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The First Lithograph Plate Book on Mexico
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