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Texas, California, the Southwest U.S., Mexico & the Borderlands:
Interesting books, broadsides, maps & ephemera

With a Selection of Etched Books by Bernhardt Wall


The items in this catalogue were sold at auction on Wednesday, February 15, 2006, 4 p.m.

Conducted at the Bel Age Hotel, 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
Grand Salon, Second Floor
by Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books, Inc.

Monday, February 13, 2006, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time
Tuesday, February 14, 2006, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time


Auction 18 Prices Realized

Abstracts of Auction 18 Lots (with links to more complete descriptions)

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Descriptions of Auction 18 Lots [MS Word]

References and Sources Consulted

Eighteenth-century manuscript plan of Los Adaes, former capital of Texas, the easternmost establishment in Spanish Texas, established in the eighteenth century to block French encroachment upon Spain's southwestern possessions.
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White, Gallaher & White. Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico...Nueva York (1828).  Rare Wall map documenting the cartographical sequence resulting in the boundary dispute following the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.  Precursor to the Disturnell Treaty map.
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Zebulon M. Pike’s An Account of Expeditions to the Sources of the Mississippi and through the Western Parts of Louisiana, to the Sources of the Arkansaw.... Philadelphia: C. & A. Conrad, et al., 1810.  In original boards.
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