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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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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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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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John Phillips’ Beautiful Plate Book: Mexico Illustrated
Very Rare & The Most Desirable Issue: Full Color
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Palenque Lavishly Illustrated
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Salva's Superb Copy of  Missa Gothica seù Mozarabica
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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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Earliest Bird’s-Eye View of Laredo listed by Reps
“The Gateway to and from Mexico”
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The First Lithograph Plate Book on Mexico
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The Immense Natural Treasures of America Revealed and Lavishly Illustrated
“The First Scientific Expedition to New Spain”
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Extraordinary Photogravures of Central America & Maya Archaeology
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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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“The most beautiful & generally interesting of Humboldt’s works” (Sabin)
With the Magnificent Chimborazo Plate after Humboldt’s 1802 Drawing
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Illustrations of Some of the Foremost Surviving Mesoamerican Pictorial Codices
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Early, Excessively Rare, Large-Scale Map of San Francisco
With Vignettes of Landmarks & Architecture
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Alternate Version of Trost’s Iconic Spindletop Photo
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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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“Considered the first encyclopedia of the Americas”—Schwartz & Ehrenberg
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