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


Stephen F. Austin’s 1836 map of Texas, the cornerstone for a collection of Texas maps
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The First Scholarly Description of the Discovery and Attempted Explanation of the Meaning of the “Piedra del Sol”
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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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The First Book of Mexican Authorship Printed in Europe, with Superb Engravings
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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

Exceedingly Rare Tanner Map in the Treaty Map Sequence:
The First to Show the Alamo & the Battle of San Jacinto
Thomas W. Streeter’s Copy
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Monumental Americana
Kingsborough’s Antiquities of America
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“Classic Book on Mexico” (Streeter, Texas 1104). Aquatints & Lithos after Lady Emily Elizabeth Swinburne Ward’s Art Work
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Palenque Lavishly Illustrated
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“The most important contemporary map of the Mississippi and the Gulf region”—Streeter
“First map with the name Texas”—Schwartz & Ehrenberg
Cartographic Filibustering in the Spanish Borderlands
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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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Very Fine Copy in Original Cloth of Folsom’sMexico in 1842 With an Unusual Map of the Republic of Texas
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“Considered the first encyclopedia of the Americas”—Schwartz & Ehrenberg
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Phillips’ Mexico Illustrated
Issue on Tinted Grounds, Plates Exceptionally Fine
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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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Transit of Venus-1769. Early Scientific Expedition to California
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The Most Spectacular of All Maps of Mexico City
A Grand City on a Grand Scale
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Original Preliminary Art Work for Phillips’ Mexico Illustrated
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