Antique Maps & Antique Prints Upcoming Events
September 8, New York. The New York Map Society meets at 2:30 pm., New York Public Library, Classroom B, in the South Court’s Celeste Bartos Education Center, 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue, New York City. John Cloud, Historian & Geographer, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, will be speaking at this meeting. Details, contact Sy Amkraut.
September 8, Richmond, Virginia. The Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad Street, Richmond. 1:00 PM. A presentation by the Library of Virginia Foundation’s Fry-Jefferson Map Society. Dr. Joyce Chaplin, the James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History at Harvard University, will discuss Mapping Population in Early Virginia. Dr. Michael Gaudio, assistant professor of art history at the University of Minnesota, presents Virginia through the Engraver’s Eyes: Theodor de Bry and his Influence.
September 13-15, Oxford, England. London in Text and History, 1400-1700. Jesus College, Oxford. A joint conference of the Centre for Early Modern British and Irish History at the University of Oxford, the Centre for Metropolitan History in the School of Advanced Study at the University of London, and Bath Spa University. The conference will focus on the rapid growth of London during three centuries, and includes examination of topographical guides, paintings, engravings, and maps, among other fields. For information: Stephanie Jenkins.
September 14-15, Denver, Colorado. The 2007 Rocky Mountain Antique Map Fair, presented by the Rocky Mountain Map Society. Denver Public Library, 13th & Broadway, Denver. Featuring dealers from the U.S. and overseas, exhibiting a wide range of maps from the 1500s to the present. As part of the fair, Dr. Stephen Hoffenberg will give a lecture on the topic Cartography of the Indian Country, on Saturday, at 1 PM. The lecture takes place in the Gates Room of the Library.
September 15, Washington’s Birthplace, Virginia. A field trip by the Washington Map Society, to a public re-enactment by the Surveyor’s Historical Society of Washington’s first land survey at his family estate. The afternoon event will be followed by a WMS dinner in Pope’s Creek, Maryland. For more information, contact: Jim Lightfoot, or call: 202-231-1917.
September 21-22, Irving, Texas. The Road Map Collector’s Association 2007 Map Expo. Hilton Garden Inn – DFW Airport South , 2001 Valley View Lane, Irving, TX. Online registration and more information is at the Association’s website.
Antique Map & Print Exhibitions.
For a full listing, please visit current exhibitions for antique maps & prints.
Antiquarian Book & Map Fairs
August 30-September 2, Atlanta, GA. Atlanta Antiquarian Book Fair. Conference Center, Decatur, GA. Information: 706-789-3206.
September 4 and 5, Sturbridge, MA. The Sturbridge Book & Ephemera Fair. The Sturbridge Host Hotel, 366 Main Street (Rt. 20) Sturbridge, MA. For more details, visit Flamingo Shows, or call 631-261-4590.
September 15, Sacramento, CA. Sacramento Antiquarian Book Fair. Scottish Rite Temple, 6151 H Street, Sacramento. Information: Jim Kay, 916-849-9248.
September 15, Rochester, NY. Rochester Antiquarian Book Fair. Minett Hall at the Dome Arena, Monroe County Fairgrounds.
September 15-16, Austin, TX. Austin Book, Paper & Photo Show. Wyndham Garden Hotel, 3401 South IH 35, Austin. Information: 512-707-1856, or email.
September 16, White Plains, NY. Westchester Works On Paper. The White Plains Crowne Plaza, 66 Hale Avenue, White Plains. Information: 631-261-4590, or email.
September 23, Concord, NH. New Hampshire Antiquarian Book Fair. Everett Arena, Concord. Just East of I-93 (Exit 14). Information: 603-654-5688.
September 29, Philadelphia. Philadelphia Book and Paper Show. PA National Guard Armory, Southampton and Roosevelt, Philadelphia. Information: 215 757-1132.
September 11, Oxford. Bonhams. Printed Books & Maps, Part 1.
September 12, Online Auction. Old World Auctions. An online auction featuring many excellent antique maps and prints. Remains online for 3 weeks from start of auction.
September 13, San Francisco. PBA Galleries. Rare Books, including the Botanical Library of J. Roy Barrette.
September 25-27, London. Christies. Travel, Exploration, & Natural History.
September 29, Online Auction. Paulus Swaen. Online auction runs September 29-October 9.