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


Stephen F. Austin’s 1836 map of Texas, the cornerstone for a collection of Texas maps
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Illustrations of Some of the Foremost Surviving Mesoamerican Pictorial Codices
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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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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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“Goddard’s remarkable and beautifully designed production can properly be deemed the capstone of the gold region cartography” (Wheat)
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México y sus alrededores
“The most important work illustrating Mexico City in the nineteenth century” (Mathes)
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The Scientific Discovery of Mexico & the American Southwest
With a Grand Map Selected by Streeter as One of the Six Most Desirable Maps for a Texas Collection
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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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Arrowsmith’s Cornerstone Map of Mexico, Texas & the Transmississippi West
Grandiose Case Map, Sectioned & Mounted, “As Issued” Condition
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Transit of Venus-1769. Early Scientific Expedition to California
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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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Floods and Flood Control in the Valley of Mexico—1748. With a Superb Map by Sigüenza y Góngora
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Count Waldeck's Voyage Pittoresque et archéologique dans la province d’Yucatan (Paris & London, 1838), a Mesoamerican classic, with an important map of Yucatan.
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“Classic Book on Mexico” (Streeter, Texas 1104). Aquatints & Lithos after Lady Emily Elizabeth Swinburne Ward’s Art Work
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Lady Emily Elizabeth Swinburne Ward’s Rare Plate Book
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The English Venegas
“The first book in English completely devoted to California”—Hill
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Very Rare Immigration Map of British Canada with Strong Political Implications
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“The first drawings of Maya architecture to be published” (Wauchope). Lithographs on India Proof Paper
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