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


Very Rare First Printing of the First Official Map of Texas as a State
On a Large Scale & Signed by De Cordova in Ink & with His Rubric
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The English Venegas
“The first book in English completely devoted to California”—Hill
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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 Rare First Issue of the First Printed Map to Accurately Delineate the Mississippi River
“One of the most definitive maps of the time, as well as the most influential in the later cartography of North America”—Streeter
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Carl Nebel’s Iconic Lithographs of Nineteenth-Century Mexico
Most in Full Original Color
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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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“The very best American battle scenes in existence” (Bennett)
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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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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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A Wonderful, Fresh Copy of the Disturnell Treaty Map
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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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Major Scientific Publication in New Spain. With Illustrated Xochicalco Supplement
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The First Book of Mexican Authorship Printed in Europe, with Superb Engravings
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Bullock in Original Boards, Untrimmed. Early Aquatints of Mexican Scenes
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Exceedingly Rare & Little-Known Plate Book by a Hungarian Aristocrat
Lithographs from Very Early Photographs of Venezuela & Mexico
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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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Rare & Extraordinarily Detailed Map of the Lower Mississippi River in the Civil War
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“The first drawings of Maya architecture to be published” (Wauchope). Lithographs on India Proof Paper
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