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


Unique Texas Scene—Exquisite Eighteenth-Century Hand-Painted Fan
La Salle Expedition & Map of Matagorda Bay, Texas
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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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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 Scientific Discovery of Mexico & the American Southwest
With a Grand Map Selected by Streeter as One of the Six Most Desirable Maps for a Texas Collection
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Author’s Copy of a Seminal Mexican Law Treatise. In a Fine Mexican Binding
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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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Major Scientific Publication in New Spain. With Illustrated Xochicalco Supplement
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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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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 very best American battle scenes in existence” (Bennett)
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Palenque Lavishly Illustrated
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Phillips’ Mexico Illustrated
Issue on Tinted Grounds, Plates Exceptionally Fine
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Peter Maverick’s Very Rare Pocket Map Version of García Conde’s Mexico City
A Superb Copy in Original Full Color
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Rare & Extraordinarily Detailed Map of the Lower Mississippi River in the Civil War
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Exceptionally Rare Oversize Wall Map of Galveston in 1876
The Preferred Issue, with Illustrated Ads Surrounding Map
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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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Earliest Bird’s-Eye View of Laredo listed by Reps
“The Gateway to and from Mexico”
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A Wonderful, Fresh Copy of the Disturnell Treaty Map
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