Antique Maps & Antique Prints – Meeting and Lectures
April 3-5, Chicago. Renaissance Chicago Hotel, One West Wacker Drive. Maps and the Visions of Space and Place in Italy. A session to take place during the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America. The presentation is organized by Matthew Edney, director of the History of Cartography Project. For more details, see the meeting page for RSA.
April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, Charlottesville, Virginia. Six consecutive Friday mornings, 9:30 – 11:00 AM. A class entitled The Roles of Old Maps: History, Art, Cartography and the Building of Nation. Sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Insitute at the University of Virginia. Check for locations and registration details on Osher website.
April 5, Charlottesville, Virginia. The Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature, and Culture, University of Virginia. A joint field trip for the Washington Map Society and William P. Cumming Map Society, to an exhibition at the University of Virginia Library. The trip provides a guided tour of the exhibition, “On the Map”: American Maps from 1500 to 1800 from the Seymour I. Schwartz Collection. For more info contact Joel Kovarsky.
April 9, Boston. 5:30 pm, Abby Room, Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street. As Though in Flight: 19th Century American Urban Views, presented by Alex Krieger, Professor of Urban Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design. After the lecture, there will be a gallery tour of the exhibition: Boston and Beyond, A Bird’s Eye View of New England.
April 9, Philadelphia. 6:00 pm. Rosenbach Museum & Library, 2008-2010 Delancey Place. Harold Brodsky, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Geography and Affiliate in Jewish Studies at the University of Maryland, presents Hidden Messages in the 1695 Map of the Exodus, including looking at the making of maps of the Holy Land in the 17th century. RSVP recommended.
April 10, London. 6:00 pm, Farmers’ Club, 3 Whitehall Court, The International Map Collectors’ Society’s Collectors’ Evening. Refreshments available. A chance for members to bring a map for discussion. Chaired by Francis Herbert, who previously served as Map Librarian at the Royal Geographical Society. For more info contact Caroline Batchelor 0-1372-72755.
April 10, Toronto. 6:00 pm. University of Toronto Robarts Library, 130 St. George Street, Room 4049. Upper Canada Map Society meeting. Cathy Moulder of McMaster University Library will discuss Robert Edward Clifford (1767-1817): Maps and Mysteries. The presentation will include maps from the Clifford collection at McMaster. For more info contact Marcel Fortin.
April 12, New York. 2:30 pm, New York Public Library, Fifth Avenue & 42nd Street, Classroom B, Celeste Bartos Education Center. Meeting of The New York Map Society. Joop Varekamp of Wesleyan University presents Adriaen Block, the discovery of Long Island Sound and the New Netherlands colony: What Drove the Course of History? For more info, contact John Woram.
April 17, Chicago. 5:30 pm. Newberry Library, 60 West Walton Street. The Chicago Map Society meeting and reception, followed by a 6:00 pm lecture, at the Towner Fellows’ Lounge. John Power presents Mapping the World from Jacksonville, Illinois: The Cartographic Career of Henry C. Tunison.
April 17, Washington. 7:00 pm. Geography and Map Division, B level, Library of Congress, Madison Building, 101 Independence Avenue. Washington Map Society meeting. Dr. Francesca Fiorani of the University of Virginia presents The Places of Renaissance Mapping. For more info contact Howard Lange 703-532-1605.
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 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.
April 4 5, Albuquerque, N.M. Albuquerque Antiquarian Book Fair, University of New Mexico, Continuing Ed. Conference Center. For more info call 505-291-9653.
April 4 – 6, New York City. ABAA New York Antiquarian Book Fair. Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue, between 66th and 67t
h Streets. For more info, call 212-777-5218.
April 4 – 8, New York City. West Side Antiquarian Book Fair. Hunter College, West Sportsplex, Lexington Ave. at 68th Street. For info call 413-528-2327.
April 12 – 13, Boston. Boston Antiquarian Book and Ephemera Fair. Seaport World Trade Center, Boston.
April 13, Burlington, VT. Vermont Antiquarian Book Fair. Sheraton Hotel, South Burlington. For more info, call 802-527-7243.
April 3, New York City. Swann Galleries. Fine Books, including Work on Polar Exploration.
April 5, New York City. Bloomsbury Auctions. Important Printed Books and Manuscripts.
April 9, Gloucestershire, England. Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books & Maps.
April 10, Falls Church, Virginia. Waverly Auctions. Fine Maps & Atlases.
April 17, San Francisco. PBA Galleries. Americana, Travel & Exploration, Cartography, Natural History.