Antique Maps & Antique Prints Upcoming Events
February 27, Denver. The Rocky Mountain Map Society , 6:30 pm, Denver Public Library. 13th Ave and Broadway, 5th floor, Gates Room. Society member Carl Barna will give a PowerPoint presentation all about cartophilately — collecting maps on stamps. His own collection forms the basis of this unique presentation.
March 1, London. At the Warburg Institute, University of London, Woburn Square, London. 5:00 p.m. Maps and Society, Sixteenth Series. Naming the English Channel: What Maps Tell Us About Geopolitics Through the Ages, a presentation by Dr Renaud Morieux, Department of History, University of Lille.
March 1, New York. 6:30 p.m. At The Scandinavia House, Park Ave. between 37th and 38th Streets. Author William Ginsberg will discuss his new book, Printed Maps of Scandinavia and the Arctic, 1428-1601. This book is the first scholarly cartobibliography of that region. Mr. Ginsberg’s presentation will include images of some of the rarest and most remarkable maps ever created.
March 5, 6, & 8, Cambridge, England. Conversations with maps: world views in early modern Europe. The Sandars Lecture Series, 2007. A three-part lecture series, at Cambridge University Library, by Sarah Tyacke, Distinguished Senior Research Fellow at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. The lectures will begin at 5:00 p.m. each evening.
March 8, Toronto. Meeting of the Upper Canada Map Society from 5-6:30 p.m. at the University of Toronto’s Robarts Library, 130 St. George Street, Room 4049. Celebrating the 500th anniversary of the publication of Martin Waldseemuller’s World Map of 1507. Ed Rutherford, lecturer in the History of Cartography at the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies, will discuss the map, which is the most important in the cartographical history of the New World.
March 10, London. Imperial College, South Kensington. Maja Kominko will discuss Byzantine Maps. At the Society for the History of Medieval Technology and Science.
March 10, Richmond, Virginia. The Nathalie P. and Alan M. Voorhees Lecture on the History of Cartography. 1:00 p.m. at The Library of Virginia, 800 E Broad Street, Richmond.
Presentations by John Hebert, Defining Virginia and British claims in North America: John Smith’s Map of Virginia; and Dr. Helen Rountree, He Drew What He Saw, and He Saw Selectively: John Smith as Mapmaker. Reservations are required. 804-692-3900.
March 15, Washington. Meeting of the Washington Map Society, 7:00 p.m., Geography and Map Division, B level, Library of Congress, Madison Building, 101 Independence Avenue. Dr. Evelyn Edson, Professor Emerita of History at Virginia’s Piedmont Community College, will present Putting America on the Map: The Achievement of Medieval Mapmakers. Dr. Edson’s lecture presents several 15th century mapmakers, including Martin Behaim, Francesco Rosselli, Henry Martellus Germanus, and the anonymous creator of the “Columbus map.” For more information, call 202-289-4545 or email to Chas Langelan.
Antique Maps & Prints Exhibitions
For a list of upcoming exhibitions, please visit our Exhibitions Schedule.
Antiquarian Book & Map Fairs
March 2-3, Arlington, Virginia. 32nd Annual Washington Antiquarian Book Fair. Holiday Inn Rosslyn, Key Bridge, 1900 N. Fort Meyer Drive, Arlington.
March 18, Litchfield, CT. Litchfield Antiquarian Book Fair. 10 – 4 pm. Litchfield Community Center, 421 Bantam Road (Route 202) Litchfield, CT 06759. email@example.com
March 31-April 1, Boston, MA. Boston Antiquarian Book and Ephemera Fair. Bayside Exposition Center, Boston. Information: 781-862-4039, or firstname.lastname@example.org In conjunction with Boston Antiques Weekend.
March 1, San Francisco. PBA Galleries. Fine Americana with Maps & Atlases.
March 7 – 8, Gloucestershire, England. Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps, & Ephemera.
March 15, London. Sothebys. Macclesfield Library Part Nine. Voyages, Travel, and Atlases.
March 10-20. Online. Paulus Swaen. Online Antique Maps & Prints Auction.
March 28, London. Bloomsbury Book Auctions. Travel Books, Maps and Atlases.