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343. [BIBLIOGRAPHY & REFERENCE: EBERSTADT]. Lot of 5 titles, including the following:
EBERSTADT, Edward & Sons. The Annotated
Eberstadt Catalogues of Americana. New York:
Argosy-Antiquarian, 1965. Illustrated. 4 vols., 8vo,
original maroon calf and cloth, in slipcase. Mint set.
Colophon page, numbered and signed by Charles and Lindley
Eberstadt, and by Archibald Hanna, who wrote the
First edition, limited edition (#62 of 90 sets half-bound in gilt-lettered morocco, with an original leaf of the rare first edition of the first history of California, Venegas, Noticia de la California, Madrid, 1757.) Pingenot: 4 thick vols., including an index volume, complete. First edition apart from the individually issued catalogues that make up this outstanding compendium of commentary and prices for thousands of books, manuscripts, paintings, and maps issued by this distinguished firm of antiquarian booksellers.
EBERSTADT, Edward, & Sons. Catalogue 140:
Americana. New York: Eberstadt, 1957. 111 pp. Folio,
pictorial wrappers. Very
EBERSTADT, Edward, & Sons. Catalogue 147:
The Spanish Southwest 1555-1799. New York: Eberstadt,
n.d. 63  pp. Folio, wrappers. Edges browned and worn,
overall very good.
EBERSTADT, Edward, & Sons. Catalogue 162,
Texas, Being a Collection of Rare & Important Books
& Manuscripts Relating to the Lone Star State....
New York: Edward Eberstadt & Sons, . 220 pp.,
illustrations. 8vo, original printed ecru wrappers,
laminated. Presentation inscribed on the title-page to
bibliophile Charles Downing and signed by Archibald Hanna,
author of the
First edition. With a 5-page introduction by Archibald Hanna. Basic Texas Books B80: "Contains 950 of the rarest Texas books, pamphlets, and imprints, with detailed commentaries." Pingenot: These range from the early period of Spanish exploration through Mexican colonization, revolution, and statehood. Contains many facsimiles of title-pages, etc. Probably the finest catalog of Texas original sources ever produced, describing 950 choice items from the Spanish to the U.S. period.
JENKINS, John H. The Eberstadt Caper.
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1975. 17 pp., photographic
illustrations. 4to, wrappers. "Seasons Greetings from
Maureen and John Jenkins and John Jenkins IV" slip laid
Limited edition (375 copies).