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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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“Considered the first encyclopedia of the Americas”—Schwartz & Ehrenberg
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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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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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The First Book of Mexican Authorship Printed in Europe, with Superb Engravings
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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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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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“Goddard’s remarkable and beautifully designed production can properly be deemed the capstone of the gold region cartography” (Wheat)
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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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Salva's Superb Copy of  Missa Gothica seù Mozarabica
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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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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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A Wonderful, Fresh Copy of the Disturnell Treaty Map
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First Publication of Fifteenth-Century Migration Maps of the Chichimeca
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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 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 Scholarly Description of the Discovery and Attempted Explanation of the Meaning of the “Piedra del Sol”
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