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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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Lyon’s Sketch Book of Mexico with Lithographs on India Proof Paper. Early English Lithography by Hullmandel
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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 first drawings of Maya architecture to be published” (Wauchope). Lithographs on India Proof Paper
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First Publication of Fifteenth-Century Migration Maps of the Chichimeca
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Extraordinary Photogravures of Central America & Maya Archaeology
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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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Transit of Venus-1769. Early Scientific Expedition to California
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“The very best American battle scenes in existence” (Bennett)
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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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Original Preliminary Art Work for Phillips’ Mexico Illustrated
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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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Monumental Americana
Kingsborough’s Antiquities of America
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“The most beautiful & generally interesting of Humboldt’s works” (Sabin)
With the Magnificent Chimborazo Plate after Humboldt’s 1802 Drawing
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Salva's Superb Copy of  Missa Gothica seù Mozarabica
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The French Venegas —”L’un des meilleurs livres anciens sur la Californie”
A Choice Copy—In Original Pastepaper Covers
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Fine, Fresh Copy of Catherwood’s Maya Portfolio, Tinted Issue
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The English Venegas
“The first book in English completely devoted to California”—Hill
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