Antique Maps & Antique Prints Upcoming Events
April 19, Washington D.C. Meeting of the Washington Map Society, 7:00 p.m., Geography and Map Division, B level, Library of Congress, Madison Building, 101 Independence Avenue. Dating Old Maps with the Print Clock, presented by Dr. Blair Hedges, professor of biology at Penn State. Dr. Blair has developed a way of estimating the dates of woodblock and copperplate prints. Information about this remarkable project is available on the internet. For more information, call 202-289-4545 or email to Chas Langelan.
April 25, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Annual Arthur Holzheimer Lecture Series, Maps and America. American Geographical Society Library, 6: 00 pm. University of Wisconsin. 2311 East Hartford Ave., Milwaukee. Lecture on History of the U.S. Coast Survey, by Dr. John Cloud.
April 26, London. At the Warburg Institute, University of London, Woburn Square, London. 5:00 p.m. Maps and Society, Sixteenth Series. Hugh Prince, formerly of the Department of Geography, University College London, will present: Surveyor or Plagiarist? The Parks on John Warburton’s Map of Hertfordshire (c. 1724).
April 28, Raleigh, North Carolina. 4:00 PM at Meredith College. The Men Behind The Maps, a lecture by Philip Burden, sponsored by the William P. Cummings Map Society and Gallery C. Lecture at 4 pm in Kresge Auditorium in the Cate Student Center at Meredith College. A reception follows at 5 pm in Gallery C, which is located on Wade Avenue in the Ridgewood Shopping Center. Mr. Burden is the well-known author of The Mapping of North America and The Mapping of North America II.
May 8, Cambridge, England. Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography. 5:30 PM, Emmanuel College, St. Andrew’s Street, Gardner Room. Maps and Manuscript Transmission in Sixteenth Century England and Ireland. Contact Exhibitions Schedule.
May 12, New York. 2:30 PM. New York Map Society Meeting. Is the Lenox Globe Older than the 1507 Waldseemüller Map? New York Public Library, 5th Avenue & 42nd Street. A discussion of the Lenox Globe, thought to be one of the oldest globes to show the New World, yet one which has received insufficient attention to date. Peter Dickson will lead the discussion.
Antique Maps & Prints Exhibitions
For a list of upcoming exhibitions, please visit our antique maps & prints exhibitions page.
Antiquarian Book & Map Fairs
April 20-22, New York. New York Antiquarian Book Fair. The Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue between 66th and 67th Streets, New York City. Preview Gala, to benefit the New York Public Library, April 19. Information: 212-930-0730.
April 20-21, New York. West Side Loft Book & Ephemera Fair. Arts Building, 336 West 37th Street 6th floor. Friday 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM; Saturday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM.
May 8-9, Sturbridge, Massachusetts. Sturbridge Book & Ephemera Fair. The Sturbridge Host Hotel, 366 Main Street (Rt. 20) Sturbridge, MA For information: 631-261-4590.
April 16-17, New York. Christies. The Frank S. Streeter Library: Important Navigation, Pacific Voyages, Cartography, Science.
April 23, Online. Old World Auctions. Antique Maps, Atlases, and Decorative Graphics.
April 24, Oxford. Bonhams. Printed Books & Maps, Part 1.
May 3, London. Christies. Travel & Natural History.
May 10, San Francisco. PBA Galleries. Travel & Exploration; Natural History; Sporting Books; Maps & Atlases.
May 10, London. Sotheby’s. Natural History, Travel, Atlases, & Maps.
May 15, Oxford. Bonhams. Printed Books & Maps, Part 2.
May 16, Gloucestershire, England. Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps, & Ephemera.