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


Original Archive of Terry’s Texas Rangers
The Largest & Finest Contemporary Collection in Private Hands
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Transit of Venus-1769. Early Scientific Expedition to California
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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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Palenque Lavishly Illustrated
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Entirely Engraved Book on the Patron Saint of Mexico
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Early, Excessively Rare, Large-Scale Map of San Francisco
With Vignettes of Landmarks & Architecture
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Alternate Version of Trost’s Iconic Spindletop Photo
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“The largest single source of printed images based on the Mexican view of the [Mexican-American] War” (Ben W. Huseman, “Eyewitness to War”)
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Fine, Fresh Copy of Catherwood’s Maya Portfolio, Tinted Issue
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Pagès in Original Boards
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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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“Probably the outstanding book on the early Gold Rush in California.”. Early Lithos of San Francisco, Sacramento, Monterey & Mining Sites
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The Rarest Edition of Bullock’s Mexico, with Two Added Plates
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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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Pocket Map * Mitchell's Map of Mexico, including Yucatan & Upper California, the 1847 issue, the most extensive of this series of Mexican-American War maps.
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Major Scientific Publication in New Spain. With Illustrated Xochicalco Supplement
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Floods and Flood Control in the Valley of Mexico—1748. With a Superb Map by Sigüenza y Góngora
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