Antique Map & Print Meetings
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.
September 25, Washington D.C. Meeting of the Washington Map Society. 7:00 P.M., Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Madison Building, B level, 101 Independence Avenue. In a politically timely presentation, Professor Kenneth Martis, Professor of Geography at West Virginia University, will speak on The History of the Election Map. Professor Martis is the author or co-author of six, well-received political books, including The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts: 1789-1983. For more information, email Dennis Gurtz, or call 301-926-1743.
Antiquarian Book & Map Fairs
September 6-7, Santa Monica, CA. The Santa Monica Antiquarian Book, Print, Photo and Paper Fair, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. For information call 209-358-3134.
September 6-7, Columbus, OH. Columbus Book & Paper Show. Veterans Memorial Hall, 300 West Broad Street. For information, call 614-781-0070.
September 7, Portland, ME. Southern Maine Antique Paper Show. Holiday Inn West, 81 Riverside Street. (Exit 48 Maine Pike). For information, call 207 828-8065.
September 13, Rochester, NY. Rochester Antiquarian Book Fair. Minett Hall, Monroe County Fairgrounds. For information call 585-325-2050.
September 19-20, Denver. Rocky Mountain Antique Map Fair, sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Map Society. The fair takes place at the Denver Central Library, 13th & Broadway. For information, email Myron West or call 307-631-8599.
September 20, Sacramento, CA. Sacramento Antiquarian Book Fair. Scottish Rite Temple, 6151 H Street. For information, call Jim Kay, 916-849-9248.
October 3-4, Santa Fe, NM. Santa Fe Antiquarian Book Show. 1615 Paseo de Peralta. For information, call 505-983-0088.
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.
September 25, London. Christies. Exploration and Travel.
October 1, Gloucestershire, England. Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Printed Books & Maps, Historical Documents & Ephemera.
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.