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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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Rare British Edition of Linati’s Masterpiece, with Very Fresh Plates
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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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Extraordinary Photogravures of Central America & Maya Archaeology
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John Phillips’ Beautiful Plate Book: Mexico Illustrated
Very Rare & The Most Desirable Issue: Full Color
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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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Phillips’ Mexico Illustrated
Issue on Tinted Grounds, Plates Exceptionally Fine
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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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Author’s Copy of a Seminal Mexican Law Treatise. In a Fine Mexican Binding
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“Milestones in the mapping of the American West”—Wheat
Boots on the Ground & Maps in the Gun Barrels
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The First Lithograph Plate Book on Mexico
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Fine, Fresh Copy of Catherwood’s Maya Portfolio, Tinted Issue
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Two Rare & Important Maps relating to Texas & California
“Major source for the study of tribute, place glyphs, and political economy and geography of the Aztecs” (Glass)
“One of the finest products of the press of Hogal” (JCB)
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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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Bullock in Original Boards, Untrimmed. Early Aquatints of Mexican Scenes
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The First Scholarly Description of the Discovery and Attempted Explanation of the Meaning of the “Piedra del Sol”
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The Cartographical Beginnings of Manifest Destiny
Very Fresh Copy With Original Brilliant Hand Coloring
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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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