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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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Carl Nebel’s Iconic Lithographs of Nineteenth-Century Mexico
Most in Full Original Color
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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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Very Rare Immigration Map of British Canada with Strong Political Implications
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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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Very Fine Copy in Original Cloth of Folsom’sMexico in 1842 With an Unusual Map of the Republic of Texas
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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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“Considered the first encyclopedia of the Americas”—Schwartz & Ehrenberg
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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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Major Scientific Publication in New Spain. With Illustrated Xochicalco Supplement
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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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Salva's Superb Copy of  Missa Gothica seù Mozarabica
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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 most beautiful & generally interesting of Humboldt’s works” (Sabin)
With the Magnificent Chimborazo Plate after Humboldt’s 1802 Drawing
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The First Book of Mexican Authorship Printed in Europe, with Superb Engravings
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Exceedingly Rare Tanner Map in the Treaty Map Sequence:
The First to Show the Alamo & the Battle of San Jacinto
Thomas W. Streeter’s Copy
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Rare & Extraordinarily Detailed Map of the Lower Mississippi River in the Civil War
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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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