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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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The French Venegas —”L’un des meilleurs livres anciens sur la Californie”
A Choice Copy—In Original Pastepaper Covers
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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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México y sus alrededores
“The most important work illustrating Mexico City in the nineteenth century” (Mathes)
Seven individual albums: introductory essay with images

“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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Exceedingly Rare & Little-Known Plate Book by a Hungarian Aristocrat
Lithographs from Very Early Photographs of Venezuela & Mexico
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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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“The most beautiful & generally interesting of Humboldt’s works” (Sabin)
With the Magnificent Chimborazo Plate after Humboldt’s 1802 Drawing
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The English Venegas
“The first book in English completely devoted to California”—Hill
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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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Entirely Engraved Book on the Patron Saint of Mexico
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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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Phillips’ Mexico Illustrated
Issue on Tinted Grounds, Plates Exceptionally Fine
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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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First Italian Edition of “the most important map in American history” (Cumming)
Choice Original Condition in situ with Raynal’s Influential Text
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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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Exceedingly Rare 1849 German California Gold Rush Guide & Map
Die Flugschrift, die Strömen von Auswanderern den Weg nach Kalifornien wies
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