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Dorothy Sloan

Rare Books





Friday, April 4


5, 2013

10:00 a.m.


2:00 p.m., each day

102 West Tarrant Street • Llano, Texas, 78643

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Wednesday, April 2


3, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., each day

Photography: Tommy Holt at Third Eye Photography (Austin, Texas)

Scanned images: Aaron Russell (Austin, Texas)



Typesetting by Bradley Hutchinson (Austin, Texas)

Offset lithography by AusTex Printing (Austin, Texas)

Webmaster: Aaron Russell

Title image from Item 540

Front cover image from Item 240. Back cover image from Item 271

The type used in this abstract is Espinosa Nova, designed by Cristóbal Henestrosa

and inspired by the types of Antonio de Espinosa, a punch cutter and printer

active in Mexico City between 1551 and 1576.

Copyright 2013 Dorothy Sloan

Rare Books, Inc.

Texas Auctioneer’s License 10210

Following is a brief abstract of items to be sold at private auction at the dates and times listed above.

Please peruse our fully annotated online catalogue, available at The online

catalogue includes several thousand images, copious descriptions, full collations, bibliographical citations,

historical annotations, and sources cited. If you require assistance or more information than is

provided in this abstract, please feel free to contact us by phone, fax, email, or consult the

web site. Please read our Terms


Conditions of Sale and the

Important Notice at the end of this abstract.

“Maps break down our inhibitions, stimulate our glands, stir our imagination,

loose our tongues. The map speaks across the barrier of language;

it is sometimes claimed as the language of geography.”

carl o . sauer

The Education of a Geographer


Dorothy Sloan

Rare Books, Inc. • Box 4825 Austin, Texas 78765-4825 • Phone 512-477-8442 • Fax 512-477-8602


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