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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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Earliest Bird’s-Eye View of Laredo listed by Reps
“The Gateway to and from Mexico”
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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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Salva's Superb Copy of  Missa Gothica seù Mozarabica
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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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“Goddard’s remarkable and beautifully designed production can properly be deemed the capstone of the gold region cartography” (Wheat)
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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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The First Lithograph Plate Book on Mexico
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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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Rare British Edition of Linati’s Masterpiece, with Very Fresh Plates
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The Cartographical Beginnings of Manifest Destiny
Very Fresh Copy With Original Brilliant Hand Coloring
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Very Rare Immigration Map of British Canada with Strong Political Implications
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“The very best American battle scenes in existence” (Bennett)
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Alternate Version of Trost’s Iconic Spindletop Photo
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Palenque Lavishly Illustrated
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“The first history of California”—Streeter
With a Landmark Map Finally Dispelling the Myth of California as an Island
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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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México y sus alrededores
“The most important work illustrating Mexico City in the nineteenth century” (Mathes)
Seven individual albums: introductory essay with images

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