Antique Maps & Antique Prints Upcoming Events
October 23, Washington. Library of Congress, Books and Beyond Series, 6:00 pm. Montpelier Room, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E. Author Vincent Virga, and Ron Grim will discuss Virga’s recently-published work, Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations. For more information, call 202-707-5221.
October 25, Denver. The Rocky Mountain Map Society meeting, 6:00 pm. Colorado History Museum, 1300 Broadway. Scott R. McEathron discusses The Kansas Pocket Maps of Otis B. Gunn and David T. Mitchell: A Case of Nineteenth Century Promotional Cartography. McEathron is Map & Geography Librarian of the University of Kansas Libraries.
October 25, Oxford. 5:00 – 6:30 pm. The 15th Annual Series of the Oxford Seminars in Cartography. University of Oxford Centre for the Environment, South Parks Road. Cartographic veracity in medieval mapping: new findings from digitizing the Gough Map of Great Britain. A lecture by Keith Lilley (Queen’s University Belfast). For more information, email Nick Millea, Map Librarian, Bodleian Library, Oxford.
October 27, Frederick, Maryland. 6:30 pm, Frederick’s Best Antiques & Decorative Art, 307 East Second Street. Cartographic Associates will host its annual Open House for members of the Washington Map Society. RSVP by October 23rd. Contact: Chase Barnett, 888-513-6277.
October 30, Cambridge, England. The Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography. 5:30 pm. Harrods Room, Emmanuel College, St Andrew’s Street. Cartography as a tool of social reform: drink maps of nineteenth-century Liverpool. A lecture by David Beckingham (Research Student, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, and Emmanuel College). Open to the public. For more information, email Sarah Bendall.
November 1, London. 5.00 pm. Maps and Society Seventeenth Series Programme. Mapping the Realm: New Perspectives on the Gough Map of Great Britain (c.1280-c.1360). Dr Keith Lilley (Department of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology, Queen’s University Belfast). University of London, Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, Open to the public, free admission, followed by refreshments.
Antique Map & Print Exhibitions.
For a full listing, please visit current exhibitions for antique maps & prints.
Antiquarian Book & Map Fairs
October 19 – 20, New York. West Side Book & Ephemera Fair. Metropolitan Pavilion, 110 West 19th St. For information, email or call 413-528-2327.
October 21, Northampton, MA. The Pioneer Valley Book and Ephemera Fair. Smith Vocational School, 80 Locust St., (Rt. 9), Northampton, MA. For information, email or call 631-261-4590.
October 26 – 27, Las Vegas. Booksellers Association of Southern Nevada: Antiquarian Book & Ephemera Fair. 755 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas. 702-444-9415.
October 26-27, Lawrenceville, New Jersey. The Greater Princeton Antiquarian Book Fair.The New Jersey National Guard Armory, 151 Eggert Crossing Road, Lawrenceville.
October 27, York, PA. York Book & Paper Fair. Old Main Bldg., Carlisle Ave (Rte 74). 717-285-2255.
November 3-4, Garden City, NY. The Long Island Book & Paper Fair. Garden City Field House (St. Paul’s School), 295 Stewart Avenue. For information, 631-261-4590, or visit Flamingo Shows.
November 4-11, Miami. Miami Book Fair International. Wolfson Campus, Miami Dade College. 300 N.E. Second Ave. For information call 305-237-3258.
November 10, Houston. Houston Book Fair. Museum of Printing History, 1324 West Clay. For information, call 713-522-4652 or email Bookfair@printingmuseum.org
November 11, Wilmington, DE. Delaware Books & Ephemera Too! 2600 Pennsylvania Ave. For information call 631-261-4590.
November 11, Albany,NY. Institute of History & Art Antiquarian Book Fair. The Armory, 195 Washington Avenue. 518-463-4478.
November 16-18. Boston. ABAA Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair . Hynes Convention Center. Tickets and full information about this major show are available at their website.
October 26 – 27, Northport, Maine. Jay-Alsop Estate Auction. Location: The Blue Goose Center, located on Route 1 in Northport, Maine, which is between Belfast and Camden. An important estate auction of family descendants of John Jay (1745-1829), the first Chief Justice of the United States. Among the estate furnishings are books, prints, and of special note, two 1835-1840 Newton (London) globes on stands. Visit the website for information about preview times and auction times, or call 207-338-1386, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
October 30, Bath, England. Bonhams. Printed Books & Maps, Part 1.
October 31, New York. Bloomsbury Auctions. Americana.
November 1, San Francisco. PBA Galleries. The Cartography Collection of Harry Sutcliffe, with Travel, Exploration & Natural History.
November 1-2, London. Bloomsbury Auctions. Natural History, Travel & Topography, Photographs, Atlases and Maps.
November 7, Gloucestershire, England. Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps & Ephemera.
November 8, Falls Church, Virginia. Waverly Auctions. Maps & Atlases, Map Reference, Autographs & Manuscripts.
November 9, Paris. Loeb-Larocque Auction. Antique maps, atlases, old books, prints, travel books.
November 15, London. Sothebys. Travel, Natural History
, Maps, & Atlases.