Antique Maps & Antique Prints Upcoming Events
November 15, Chicago. 5:30 pm, Chicago Map Society. Ruggles Hall, Newberry Library, 60 West Walton St. A Mirror of England: Maps and English Mentalities, 1500-1620. A lecture and discussion by Peter Barber of the British Library. Reservations recommended. Please call 312-255-3689.
November 15, Washington, DC. Washington Map Society. 7:00 pm. Geography and Map Division, B level, Library of Congress, Madison Building, 101 Independence Avenue. The Spectacle of Maps in Antebellum America. A presentation by Dr. Martin Bruckner of the University of Delaware, looking at the cultural importance of wall maps in the U.S. from 1776 to 1860. For more information, email Howard Lange, or call 703-532-1605.
November 17, Chicago. 2:00 pm. Field Museum, 1400 South Lakeshore Drive. Robert W. Karrow, Jr., and James Akerman of the Newberry Library will talk about the story behind the unique exhibit Maps: Finding Our Place in the World, currently at The Field Museum. Karrow and Akerman will discuss how a diverse team managed to bring more than one hundred of the world’s greatest maps to Chicago.
November 29, Chicago. 5:30 pm, Chicago Map Society. Ruggles Hall, Newberry Library, 60 West Walton St. The Cartography of Slavery and the Authority of Statistics. A discussion by Susan Schulten of the University of Denver, who looks at early examples of statistical cartography in the United States through the prism of slavery maps. Reservations recommended. Please call 312-255-3689.
November 29, London. 5.00 pm. Maps and Society Seventeenth Series Programme. The University of London, Warburg Institute, Woburn Square. Complementing the Text: The Maps of G. B. Ramusio’s Navigazioni e Viaggi (1554-1559). Dr Margaret Small, of the Department of History at Keele University. 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
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.
November 24, Portland, Maine. Maine 2007 Antique Paper Show. Holiday Inn West, 81 Riverside Street. 207 828-8065.
December 6, New York. Swann Galleries. Maps & Atlases, Natural History, Historical Prints, & Ephemera.
December 12, Gloucestershire, England. Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps, & Ephemera.