Antique Maps & Antique Prints – Meeting and Lectures
February 9, New York. 2:30 pm. Meeting of the New York Map Society. Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York City. Classroom B, in the South Court’s Celeste Bartos Education Center. Map Curator Ron Grim, of the Boston Public Library will discuss Bird’s-eye View Maps. For more information, email to John Woram.
February 9, Fort Collins, Colorado. 12:00 Noon. The Rocky Mountain Map Society will conduct a visit to the exhibit Impressions of Place: Prints and Cartography from the Dave and Lily Cole Collection, in the Hatton Gallery of Colorado State University. The Cole Collection boasts an impressive gathering of antique maps and antique prints, spanning five centuries. Lunch available for society members. For more info, contact Dave Cole or call 970-203-1264.
February 21, Washington D.C. 7:00 pm. Meeting of the Washington Map Society. Library of Congress, Madison Building, Geography and Map Division, B level, 101 Independence Avenue. One of the most important American antique maps, the seminal John Smith map of Virginia, will be the subject of a discussion by Dr. Stephen Potter entitled Rethinking John Smith’s Map of Virginia. The map is a vital document today for archeologists, historians, cartographers, and others. Dr. Potter is Regional Archeologist for the National Capital Region of the National Park Service. For more information, email Howard Lange, or call him at 703-532-1605.
February 28, London. 5:00 pm. Maps and Society Seventeenth Series Programme, University of London, Warburg Institute, Woburn Square. Dr. James Kelly, professor at the University of Oxford’s Worcester College, will present Daniel Defoe’s Captain Singleton (1720): Spectacular Speculative Geography. Free and open to the public.
Antique Map & Print Exhibitions.
For a full listing, please visit current exhibitions for antique maps & prints.
(Note: we apologize for the delay in updating our exhibit calendar. The redesign of the Vintage Maps website is nearly complete, and our calendar will be updated shortly).
Antiquarian Book & Map Fairs
February 1-2, West Hanover, N.J. New Jersey Antiquarian Book Fair. The Ramada Inn, 130 Route 10 West Hanover, NJ.
February 1-3, Miami. The 15th Annual Miami International Map Fair. Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami. One of the largest annual map fairs, and one which attracts dealers from around the U.S., as well as some overseas dealers. Events, lectures, exhibits, and the opportunity to bring maps for a free appraisal make this a highlight event of the year for antique map collectors.
February 9-10, San Francisco. The San Francisco Antiquarian Book, Print and Paper Fair. San Francisco Concourse, 7th & Brannan St., at Showplace Square. For info call 415-551-5190.
February 15-17, Los Angeles. The 41st California International Antiquarian Book Fair.
Hyatt Regency Hotel, 2025 Ave. of the Stars. 415-551-5190.
February 22-24, New York. Greenwich Village Antiquarian Book Fair. Public School 3, 490 Hudson Street, Greenwich Village. Now in its 28th year, a famous antiquarian book fair run by the Public School 3 community. For info call: 646-302-5617.
March 7-8, Arlington, Virginia. The Washington Antiquarian Book Fair. Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge, 1900 North Fort Myer Drive. For more info, call 301-654-2626.
March 14-16, St. Petersburg, Florida. The 27th Annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair. The Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave., North. Over 100 national and international dealers. For more info, contact Sarah Smith or call 727-822-3278.
March 29-30, Long Island, N.Y. The Long Island Book & Ephemera Fair. Garden City Field House, 295 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, N.Y. For more info call 603-509-2639.
March 30, Litchfield, Connecticut. Litchfield Antiquarian Bookfair. Litchfield Community Center, 421 Bantam Road, (Rte. 202), Litchfield. For more information, call 413-528-2327.
January 30, Gloucestershire, England. Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps, & Ephemera.
January 31, London. Bloomsbury Auctions. Science & Medicine, Natural History, Travel & Topography and other Antiquarian Books.
February 1-20, Online. Old World Auctions. One of the internet’s leading online auctions for antique maps and prints.
February 7, San Francisco. PBA Galleries. Travel, Exploration & Natural History including Afghanistan, Central Asia & the Subcontinent.
February 17, San Francisco and Los Angeles. pan>Bonhams. Fine Books and Manuscripts.
March 5, Gloucestershire, England. Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps & Ephemera Travel, Film & Decorative Posters.