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


Stephen F. Austin’s 1836 map of Texas, the cornerstone for a collection of Texas maps
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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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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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Extraordinary Photogravures of Central America & Maya Archaeology
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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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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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“Goddard’s remarkable and beautifully designed production can properly be deemed the capstone of the gold region cartography” (Wheat)
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“The largest single source of printed images based on the Mexican view of the [Mexican-American] War” (Ben W. Huseman, “Eyewitness to War”)
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Phillips’ Mexico Illustrated
Issue on Tinted Grounds, Plates Exceptionally Fine
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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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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 First Scholarly Description of the Discovery and Attempted Explanation of the Meaning of the “Piedra del Sol”
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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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First Publication of Fifteenth-Century Migration Maps of the Chichimeca
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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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“Considered the first encyclopedia of the Americas”—Schwartz & Ehrenberg
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Alternate Version of Trost’s Iconic Spindletop Photo
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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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