Antique Maps & Antique Prints – Meeting and Lectures
May 3, Baltimore. The Washington Map Society will be conducting a field trip to Baltimore,
during which participants will visit the Maryland Historical Society and the Walters Art Museum. Four exhibitions about maps and mapping are presented at the Walters this spring. Contact Howard Lange for more information: 703-532-1605.
May 6, Cambridge, England. 5:30 pm. Harrods Room, Emmanuel College, St Andrew’s Street. Cholera Mapping from 1819-1854: Before John Snow and the Broad Street outbreak. A presentation in the Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography, by Tom Koch (Adjunct Professor of Medical Geography, University of British Columbia, and Adjunct Professor of Gerontology, Simon Fraser University). For more information, contact Sarah Bendall, 01223 330476.
May 8, London. 5:00 pm. University of London, Warburg Institute, Woburn Square. Maps and Society Seventeenth Series Programme – Professor Koch brings his presentation on cholera mapping from Cambridge to London. The series is sponsored by The International Map Collectors’ Society, Imago Mundi, Jonathan Potter, Ltd., and Ash Rare Books. Open to public, free admission.
May 10,New York City. 2:30 pm. New York Public Library, Fifth Avenue & 42nd Street, Classroom B, Celeste Bartos Education Center. Antique map dealer Michael Buehler will present Strategies for Collecting Old Maps. For more information, contact John Woram.
May 15-17, Greenwich, London. The National Maritime Museum. An interdisciplinary conference on the life, times, and legacy of the noted travel author Richard Hakluyt (c. 1552-1616) For more information, contact the Research Administrator, National Maritime Museum.
May 16, Washington, DC. Annual dinner of The Washington Map Society at the Law Office of Jones Day, 51 Louisiana Ave NW. Society President Bill Stanley will discuss James McNeill Whistler: Cartographer. Register online, or for more information, contact Howard Lange
or call 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
May 15 – 18, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Ann Arbor Book Fair. Michigan Union Ballroom, 530 S. State St. Info call 734-995-1891.
May 31 – June 1, Fort Worth, TX. Fort Worth Book, Postcard & Paper Fair. Lockheed-Martin Recreation Center, Fort Worth. Info call 281-565-0771.
May 31 – June 1, Pasadena, CA. The Pasadena Antiquarian Book, Print And Paper Fair.
Pasadena Center, 300 East Green Street. Info call 209-358-3134.
June 1, Concord, NH. The New England Antiquarian Book and Ephemera Fair. Everett Arena , Route 9 ( Loudon Road ). Info call 772-778-8032.
August 10, Woodstock, VT. Vermont Summer Bookfair 2008. Woodstock Union Area,
Route 4 West (next to the High School). For info contact Austin’s Books.
Through May 7, Online. Old World Auctions. Antique Maps, Atlases, and Decorative Graphics.
May 8, London. Sothebys. Natural History, Travel, Atlases, and Maps.
May 14, Gloucestershire, England. Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books & Maps.
May 20, Oxford. Bonhams. Printed Books and Maps.