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Comprehensive List of Our Catalogues

Fine & Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, Prints, Paintings, Ephemera


Auction Catalogues

La invasión norteamericana, 1846-1848
The Mexican-American War
The J. Dudley Thompson Collection
Rare Books, Maps, Prints, Broadsides & Ephemera

546 lots, conducted on Thursday & Friday, December 15 & 16, 2016, 102 W. Tarrant Street, Llano, TX.

Auction 23 –Americana:  High Spots of Texas, the West, Mexico & the Borderlands

630 lots, conducted on Thursday & Friday, April 4 & 5, 2013, 102 W. Tarrant Street, Llano, TX.
Photography: Tommy Holt at Third Eye Photography (Austin, TX)
Design and Typesetting by Bradley Hutchinson at Digital Letterpress (Austin, TX)

Auction 22 – Mostly Americana

576 lots, Conducted on Friday & Saturday, December 11 & 12, 2009 at the Sri Atmananda School, Austin, TX.
Photography: Tommy Holt at Third Eye Photography (Austin, TX)
Design and Typesetting by Bradley Hutchinson at Digital Letterpress (Austin, TX)

Auction 21 – High Spots of Texas, the West, Mexico & the Borderlands

266 lots, Conducted on Friday, October 26, 2007, 6:00 p.m. at the Badu House, Llano, TX. 
Photography: Tommy Holt at Third Eye Photography (Austin, TX)
Design and Typesetting by Bradley Hutchinson at Digital Letterpress (Austin, TX)

Auction 20 – Americana

172 lots, Conducted on February 14, 2007 at the Society of California Pioneers, San Francisco, CA
Photography: Tommy Holt at Third Eye Photography (Austin, TX)
Design and Typesetting by Bradley Hutchinson at Digital Letterpress (Austin, TX)


Auction 19 – Western Americana

253 lots, Conducted on October 18, 2006 at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY.
Photography: Tommy Holt at Third Eye Photography (Austin, TX)
Design and Typesetting by Bradley Hutchinson at Digital Letterpress (Austin, TX)


Auction 18 – Texas, California, the Southwest U.S., Mexico & the Borderlands

89 lots, Conducted on March 15, 2006 at the Bel Age Hotel, West Hollywood, CA
33 color illustrations. Includes a manuscript plan of Los Adaes, made capital of Texas in 1729, drawn before 1726.
Photography: Tommy Holt at Third Eye Photography (Austin, TX)
Design and Typesetting by Bradley Hutchinson at Digital Letterpress (Austin, TX)


Auction 17 – Voyages and Travels, With an Emphasis on Captain Cook

75 lots, Conducted on March 15, 2006 at the Bel Age Hotel, West Hollywood, CA
Items include accounts of Cook's voyages, including a full set of the three voyages in contemporary matching bindings, iconography, artifacts, Cook literature, and other voyages and travels. Numerous color illustrations.
Photography: Tommy Holt at Third Eye Photography (Austin, TX)
Design and Typesetting by Bradley Hutchinson at Digital Letterpress (Austin, TX)


Auction 16 – “The World Rushed In” – The California Gold Rush

166 lots, Conducted on March 15, 2006 at the Bel Age Hotel, West Hollywood, CA.
14 color plates and numerous text illustrations. Includes maps, guidebooks, travelers' accounts, and other rarities related to the California Gold Rush.
Photography: Tommy Holt at Third Eye Photography (Austin, TX)
Design and Typesetting by Bradley Hutchinson at Digital Letterpress (Austin, TX)


Auction 15 – The Daniel G. Volkmann Jr. Collection of Rare Californiana

225 lots, Conducted at the time of the California Book Fair, February 16, 2005, at The Society of California Pioneers in San Francisco.
A Fine Collection of Californiana: A Selection of Distinguished Rare Books, Maps, Broadsides, Letter Sheets & Ephemera Formed by Daniel G. Volkmann, Jr.
Occasional historical essays by Dr.W. Michael Mathes.
37 color plates and numerous text illustrations.
Catalogue Editors-in-Chief: Jasmine & Jason Star
Photography: frontispiece by George Selland Photography (San Francisco, California);
remainder by Third Eye Photography (Austin, Texas), John Oliver (Austin, Texas), and Peter L. Oliver (Austin, Texas)
Design and typesetting by Bradley Hutchinson at Digital Letterpress, Austin, Texas
Printed by the Studley Press in Dalton, Massachusetts


Auction 14 – Americana, with an emphasis on the Southwest & the Borderlands, especially Texas, California, and Mexico

64 lots, Conducted at the time of the California Book Fair, February 16, 2005, at the Society of California Pioneers in San Francisco.
Americana: with an emphasis on the Southwest & the Borderlands, especially Texas, California, and Mexico. Rare books, manuscripts, autograph letters, maps, atlases, broadsides, and ephemera.
41 color illustrations
Design and typesetting by Bradley Hutchinson at Digital Letterpress, Austin, Texas. Printed by Aus-Tex Printing, Austin, Texas.

Auction 13 – Maps & Manuscripts Touching upon the History of Texas, California, the Southwest, Mexico & The Borderlands

19 lots, Conducted at the time of the California Book Fair, February 5, 2003, at the Society of California Pioneers in San Francisco.
A Few Select Maps & Manuscripts Touching upon the History of Texas, California, the Southwest, Mexico & The Borderlands, including the Disturnell Treaty Map Sequence and Two Important Manuscript Overland Diaries.
17 color illustrations of maps, including the Disturnell Treaty Map Sequence, Goodwin's Gold Rush Map, and important maps relating to Texas (Emory, Arrowsmith, DeCordova, and others).
Design and typesetting by Bradley Hutchinson at Digital Letterpress, Austin, Texas. Printed by Aus-Tex Printing, Austin, Texas.


Auction 12 – The Daniel G. Volkmann Jr. Collection of The Zamorano 80

146 lots, Conducted at the time of the California Book Fair, February 5, 2003, at the Society of California Pioneers in San Francisco.
A Complete Collection of First Editions of the Zamorano 80, the Selection of Distinguished California Books Made by The Zamorano Club in 1945. With historical essays by Gary F. Kurutz, Director of Special Collections of the California State Library, and Dr.W. Michael Mathes.
20 color plates. Profusely illustrated, including reproductions of the title pages for each of the Zamorano 80 books.
Catalogue Editor-in-Chief: Jasmine Star
Photography by Eric Beggs, with the assistance of Anthony Sloan
Design and typesetting by Bradley Hutchinson at Digital Letterpress, Austin, Texas
Printed by the Studley Press in Dalton, Massachusetts


Auction 11 – Rarities — Books, Manuscripts, Broadsides, Photography, and Ephemera, with an Emphasis on Texas and the West

Auction 10 – Cartography of Texas and the West


Auction 9 – The Ben E. Pingenot Collection

Auction 8 – Rarities — Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Maps

Auction 7 – Autry / Rosenstock Collection

 

Auction 6 – Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Maps


Auction 5 – Texas & the West. The Library of Dudley R. Dobie, Sr., Part 2 (See also under Catalogue 10, Part 2)


Auction 4 – Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Maps

Auction 3 – Bibliography & Reference

Auction 2, Part 1 – The Zamorano 80. The Henry H. Clifford Collection, Part 1


Auction 2, Part 2 – California & the West. The Henry H. Clifford Collection, Part 2


Auction 2, Part 3 – California Pictorial Letter Sheets. The Henry H. Clifford Collection, Part 3


Auction 1 – Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Maps


Private Treaty Catalogues

Catalogue 12 – Bernhardt Wall: Etched Books & Periodicals, Prints, and Related Materials

Catalogue 11 – The Library of William H. Morrow


Catalogue 10 – The Library of Dudley R. Dobie, Sr., part 1. J. Frank Dobie Collection


Catalogue 10 – The Library of Dudley R. Dobie, Sr., Part 2. Texas & the West. (See also under Auction 5.)


Catalogue 10 – The Library of Dudley R. Dobie, Sr., Part 3. The Library and Work of Carl Hertzog, Printer at the Pass


Catalogue 10 – The Library of Dudley R. Dobie, Sr., Part 4, Volume 1. The Ranching Catalogue: Part 1, Letters A-C

Presenting 1,364 Rare Books From the Collections of Dudley R. Dobie, Fred Rosenstock (The Autry Museum of Western Heritage), Carl Hertzog & Other Generous Consignors. Ranches, Ranchers & Ranching History; Cattle Trade & Cattle Barons; Roundups & Rodeos; Fiction, Poetry, Humor & Music; Wild West Shows & Cinema; Cowboys, Cowgirls, Vaqueros, Gauchos & Charros; Cattle Rustlers, Outlaws & "The Code of the West"; Material Culture & Social History in the Cattle Country; Art, Photography & Iconography; Cattle, Horses, Mustangs, Buffalo, Sheep & a Few Stray Goats; Land, Grass & Water; the Mystique & the Reality.
All items fully described, annotated & with bibliographical citations. Illustrated (color & black & white plates, text illustrations). Design & letterpress printing by Bradley Hutchinson at Digital Letterpress. Color & black & white plates printed by David Holman at Wind River Press.

Catalogue 10 – The Library of Dudley R. Dobie, Sr., Part 4, Volume 2. The Ranching Catalogue: Part 2, Letters D-G

Volume 2 of the Ranching Catalogue, presenting 925 Rare Books of Ranching Literature. All items fully described, annotated & with bibliographical citations. Illustrated (color & black & white plates, text illustrations). Includes an introductory essay by Richard H. Dillon.
Design & letterpress printing by Bradley Hutchinson at Digital Letterpress.
Color & black & white plates printed by David Holman at Wind River Press.


Catalogue 10 – The Library of Dudley R. Dobie, Sr., Part 5. Texas County and Local History

Catalogue 9 – Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Maps


Catalogue 8 – Thomas E. Moody, Jr. Collection

  • Catalogue 8 descriptions (no images) [PDF]
 

Catalogue 7 – Americana


Catalogue 6 – The Library of Dr. Paul Burns. [Maps and Map Reference]


Catalogue 5 – Americana


Catalogue 4 – Americana


Catalogue 3 – Women in the Cattle Country


Catalogue 2 – Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Maps


Catalogue 1 – Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Maps


Bulletins & Lists

Bulletin 1(1/86)


Bulletin 2 (8/86)


Bulletin 3 (7/87)


Bulletin 4 (11/87)


Bulletin 5 (88)


Bulletin 6 (2/89)


Bulletin 7 (8/89)


Bulletin 8 (Maddox Archive)

  • Bulletin 8 descriptions (no images) [PDF]
 

Bulletin 9 (12/92)

  • Bulletin 9 descriptions (no images) [PDF]
 

Bulletin 10 (12/95)

Bulletin 10[a] (12/97)

  • Bulletin 10[a] descriptions (no images) [PDF]
 

Bulletin 11 (3/96)

  • Bulletin 11 descriptions (no images) [PDF]
 

List 1: The Elizabeth Wilder Weismann Collection (12/88)

List 2: Audubon's Birds of America (03/91)