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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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Original Preliminary Art Work for Phillips’ Mexico Illustrated
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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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Rare British Edition of Linati’s Masterpiece, with Very Fresh Plates
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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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The French Venegas —”L’un des meilleurs livres anciens sur la Californie”
A Choice Copy—In Original Pastepaper Covers
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A Wonderful, Fresh Copy of the Disturnell Treaty Map
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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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Monumental Americana
Kingsborough’s Antiquities of America
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Carl Nebel’s Iconic Lithographs of Nineteenth-Century Mexico
Most in Full Original Color
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Acceptance of the Patronage of Virgin of Guadalupe for Mexico
With a Remarkable Engraving of the Virgin Saving Mexico City from the Pestilence
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Entirely Engraved Book on the Patron Saint of Mexico
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Extraordinary Photogravures of Central America & Maya Archaeology
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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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“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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“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 important contemporary map of the Mississippi and the Gulf region”—Streeter
“First map with the name Texas”—Schwartz & Ehrenberg
Cartographic Filibustering in the Spanish Borderlands
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Alternate Version of Trost’s Iconic Spindletop Photo
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