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


Pocket maps, with a few case maps thrown in.
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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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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 Cartographical Beginnings of Manifest Destiny
Very Fresh Copy With Original Brilliant Hand Coloring
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Earliest Bird’s-Eye View of Laredo listed by Reps
“The Gateway to and from Mexico”
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“Considered the first encyclopedia of the Americas”—Schwartz & Ehrenberg
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Phillips’ Mexico Illustrated
Issue on Tinted Grounds, Plates Exceptionally Fine
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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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Fine, Fresh Copy of Catherwood’s Maya Portfolio, Tinted Issue
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First Publication of Fifteenth-Century Migration Maps of the Chichimeca
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“The first drawings of Maya architecture to be published” (Wauchope). Lithographs on India Proof Paper
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“A magnificent map”—Streeter
“The map was apparently quite popular and seems to have been used roughly, for few copies have survived”—Graff
Exceedingly Rare Large-Scale Map of the Western Mining Frontier
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Original Preliminary Art Work for Phillips’ Mexico Illustrated
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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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Alternate Version of Trost’s Iconic Spindletop Photo
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“Charney was the first to undertake serious excavation work in the Mexican Archaeological zones”—Palmquist. “An important pioneer of archaeological photography”
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Author’s Copy of a Seminal Mexican Law Treatise. In a Fine Mexican Binding
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Pagès in Original Boards
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