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


Very Rare First Printing of the First Official Map of Texas as a State
On a Large Scale & Signed by De Cordova in Ink & with His Rubric
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Alternate Version of Trost’s Iconic Spindletop Photo
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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 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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Very Fine Copy in Original Cloth of Folsom’sMexico in 1842 With an Unusual Map of the Republic of Texas
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The First Book of Mexican Authorship Printed in Europe, with Superb Engravings
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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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The English Venegas
“The first book in English completely devoted to California”—Hill
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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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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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“Classic Book on Mexico” (Streeter, Texas 1104). Aquatints & Lithos after Lady Emily Elizabeth Swinburne Ward’s Art Work
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Monumental Americana
Kingsborough’s Antiquities of America
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Major Scientific Publication in New Spain. With Illustrated Xochicalco Supplement
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A Wonderful, Fresh Copy of the Disturnell Treaty Map
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Pagès in Original Boards
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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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“Milestones in the mapping of the American West”—Wheat
Boots on the Ground & Maps in the Gun Barrels
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“The very best American battle scenes in existence” (Bennett)
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