Antique Maps & Antique Prints – Meeting and Lectures
May 29, London. 5:00 pm. University of London, Warburg Institute, Woburn Square. Maps and Society Seventeenth Series Programme – Rose Mitchell of the National Archives presents Castles in the Air? Sixteenth-Century Fortification Plans in The National Archives. The series is sponsored by The International Map Collectors’ Society, Imago Mundi, Jonathan Potter, Ltd., and Ash Rare Books. Open to public, free admission.
June 3 ,New York City. 5:30 – 7:30 pm. New York Public Library, Fifth Avenue & 42nd Street, South Court Auditorium. The Mercator Society presents a discussion by well-known map dealer Graham Arader III, on What Makes a Map an Icon? What Makes a Map Important? Please contact Ilene Kaplowitz at (212) 930-0856 with any questions or to RSVP by phone.
June 6 – 7, London. International Map Collectors’ Society. June Weekend. East India Club, 16 St. James’s Square. On Friday, Nick Millea, Map Librarian of Oxford’s Bodleian Library presents The Gough Map: Britain’s Oldest Road Map or a Statement of Empire. The lecture is followed by the society’s annual dinner, and presentation of the IMCoS – Helen Wallis Award. On Saturday, the Annual General Meeting takes place at the Royal Geographic Society
June 7, Chicago. The Chicago Map Society is putting on a field trip to the Morton Arboretum, to attend a lecture on Mapping Pre-Settlement Vegetation in Illinois. For more information, contact the Arboretum 630-725-2468.
June 10, Golden, Colorado. 6:30 – 8:30 pm. The Rocky Mountain Map Society presents a special meeting at the Colorado School of Mines, 1400 Illinois, to explore their extensive map collection of more than 200,000 maps, including over a thousand unique, hand-drawn maps. Chris Thiry, the School’s Librarian, will lead the event. For more information, email Dave Cole, or call him at 970-203-1264.
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 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.
June 7 – 8, London. The London Map Fair. Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington. (Enter from Exhibition Road). An annual antique map fair in the heart of London. The fair draws collectors, curators, and dealers from around the world.
June 28, Cooperstown, New York. Cooperstown Antiquarian Bookfair. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 607-638-9962.
July 5, Lenox, Massachusetts. Lenox Antiquarian Book & Ephemera Fair. Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker Street, Lenox. 413-528-2327.
August 1 – 2, Denver. Rocky Mountain Book & Paper Fair, Denver Merchandise Mart. I-25 at 58th Avenue, Denver. 307-631-8599.
August 9 – 10, Jacksonville, Arkansas. Arkansas Book & Paper Fair. Community Center, 105 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. 501-336-9313.
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.
May 29, San Francisco. PBA Galleries. The Northwest Part of America: The Library of John M. Steinbrugge. (Featuring a Lewis and Clark first edition).
June 2, London. Christies. Printed Books & Manuscripts.
June 3, London. Bonhams. Prints in Bloom. (Botanical Prints).
June 5, New York. Swann Galleries. Printed and Manuscript Americana.
June 12, New York. Christies. Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts, including Americana.
June 12, Stockholm. Stockholm Auction House. Rare Books, Maps & Manuscripts.
June 18, Gloucestershire, England. Dominic Winter Book Auctions.
June 19, New York. Swann Galleries. Maps & Atlases, Natural History, Historical Prints & Ephemera.