Antique Maps & Antique Prints – Meeting and Lectures
March 8, 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. The discussion for this meeting is Maps of Ireland, presented by Mike Shannon. For more information, email to John Woram.
March 8, Richmond, VA. 1:00 PM. The Library of Virginia, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond. The 2008 Alan M. and Nathalie P. Voorhees Lecture on the History of Cartography. The event consists of two presentations, by Dr. Matthew H. Edney, Director of the History of Cartography Project at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Osher Professor of Geography in the History of Cartography. John Mitchell, His Map, and the Eighteenth Century Culture of Geography, and ‘The History of Cartography’: The Challenges posed by the History of Maps in the Modern World (after 1650). There is also a tour, combined with box lunch, beginning at 11 AM. The lectures are free and open to the public. The tour/lunch fee is $10. For more information and reservations, call 804-692-3813.
March 11, Raleigh, N.C. 7:00 PM. The Women Behind the Maps, by Mary McMichael Ritzlin, sponsored by the William P. Cumming Map Society. Kresge Auditorium on the campus of Meredith College, with a reception following, at 8:00 PM, at Gallery C in Ridgewood Shopping Center on Wade Avenue, Raleigh. For reservations, call 919-828-3165, or email.
March 13, London. 5:00 pm. Maps and Society Seventeenth Series Programme, University of London, Warburg Institute Mapping the Railway: An Overview and Case Study of Britain’s Extensive and Largely Unexplored Record, presented by David Milbank Challis and Andy Rush, Industrialogical Associates/Railway Record of the British Isles. Free and open to the public.
March 13, Washington, DC. 7:00 PM. The Washington Map Society meeting, Geography and Map Division, B level, Library of Congress, Madison Building, 101 Independence Avenue. Dr. Richard Betz, author of “The Mapping of Africa: A Cartobibliography of Printed Maps of the African Continent to 1700,” and Penelope Betz, present The Cartobibliographic Process used for The Mapping of Africa: Sebastian Münster’s 1540 Map of Africa as a Case Study. For further information, email Howard Lange or call 703-532-1605.
March 19, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 2:00 PM. Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Auditorium, University of North Carolina. 2nd Annual OCLC/Frederick G. Kilgour Lecture in Information and Library Science. David Rumsey, map scholar an collector, presents Turning Private Collections into Public Resources Using Digital Technologies and the Internet. Reception to follow. Hosted by the School of Information and Library Science at UNC. The event is free, but seating is limited, so reservation recommended. RSVP via email or call 919.962.8366.
March 20,Hampden-Sydney, Virginia. Times throughout the day. Cartographic Symposium sponsored by the Hampden-Sydney College Library. The event includes several lectures, covering antique globes and other collections. Contact Sharon Goad for more information.
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
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, Greenwich, CT. The Ephemera Society Conference and Paper Show. Hyatt Regency, Old Greenwich, CT. For info, call 315-655-9139.
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.
March 5, Glouceste
rshire, England. Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books, Maps & Ephemera Travel, Film & Decorative Posters.
March 10-20. Online Auction. Paulus Swaen. Antique Maps & Prints Auction.
March 11, Knowle, England. Bonhams. Printed Books & Maps: Part One.
March 13, New York. Swann Galleries. Autographs, especially Americana.