Antique Map & Print Meetings
August 14, Littleton, CO. Rocky Mountain Map Society members are invited to a hands-on demonstration of the lithographic process by Professor Jim Jereb, head of the printmaking department at Truman State University. The event takes place at the Littleton Historical Museum, 6028 S. Gallup Street, at 7 pm.
August 23, Chapel Hill, NC. An event for members of the William P. Cumming Map Society, at the Wilson Library of UNC. Guest speakers are Elizabeth Chenault, Co-manager, Rare Book Collection and Librarian for Public Services, and Nicholas Graham, North Carolina Maps Project Librarian in the Carolina Digital Library and Archives. Chenault will discuss maps found in “non-map” books, while Graham will provide an update on the North Carolina Maps Project. For more information, contact Jay Lester.
September 5-7, Budapest. The International Map Collector’s Society meets in Budapest this weekend for a map symposium. For more information, contact Dr. Zsolt Torok.
September 13, New York. 2:30 pm, New York Public Library. Meeting of the New York Map Society, featuring Dr. Barbara Mundy, associate professor, Department of Art History and Music, Fordham University. Dr. Mundy’s presentation is entitled Mapping the New World for The Spanish Kings: Indigenous Artists and the Creation of Colonial Cartography. For more information contact John Woram.
Antiquarian Book & Map Fairs
August 9 – 10, Jacksonville, Arkansas. Arkansas Book & Paper Fair. Community Center, 105 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. 501-336-9313.
August 9-10, San Francisco. Vintage Paper Fair. Golden Gate Park. 415-688-1536.
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.
August 16, Cincinnati, OH. Cincinnati Antiquarian Book Fair. 7777 Ted Gregory Lane, Montgomery. 513-321-7567.
August 23-24, Hartford, CT. PaperMania Plus. Hartford Civic Center. 860-563-9975.
August 23-24, Sacramento, CA. Antique Paper and Postcard Show. Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 6151 H Street, Sacramento. 916-971-1953.
August 24, Toledo, OH. Toledo Postcard and Paper Show. Lourdes College, Sylvania, OH. 517- 323-2188.
August 28-31, Baltimore, MD. Baltimore Summer Antiques Show and Book Fair. Baltimore Convention Center, 1 West Pratt Street, Baltimore. 561-822-5440.
August 29-30, Atlanta, GA. Atlanta Antiquarian Book Fair. Decatur Conference Center, 130 Clairmont Road, Atlanta. 404-713-1521.
August 12, Bolton, MA. Skinner Auctions. Discovery Auction. Includes a number of Currier & Ives prints.
August 27, Gloucestershire, England. Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books & Maps, Historical Documents & Ephemera.
August 28, Edinburgh, Scotland. Bonhams. The Scottish Sale: Books, Maps, & Manuscripts.
September 3, Gloucestershire, England. Dominic Winter Book Auctions. British Topographical Books & Maps, Vintage Photography.
September 24, Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm Auction House. Rare Atlases, Maps and Plate Books from Ericsberg Castle. Viewing is September 20-23.
Antique Map & Print Exhibitions
Charlottesville, VA. Through January 17, 2009. On The Map: The Seymour I. Schwartz Collection of North American Maps, 1500-1800. At the main gallery, Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature, and Culture, University of Virginia.