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Here Be Dragons—And Map Lovers
When John Adams and other Americans signed ... will offer about 50 maps at its Dec. 5 event, which includes a pair of French globes ($450,000 to $600,000). Swann Galleries (about 250 maps and atlases) sells on Dec. 6. It's Christie's turn Dec. 7, with ...
World-class AGS collection puts Milwaukee on the map
The collection holds more than a million items, ranging from maps and atlases ... oldest globes in the collection, but the tops of the flat files also are lined with a galaxy of all kinds of globes, including ones from Latvia, Russia and other countries ...
Watertown library director explains new collection development policy
Below is a response from Watertown Free Public Library's director Leone Cole about the library trustees' decision to remove certain historical titles from the library's history room. Last week, a Watertown library trustee defended her board's decision to ...
Putting Canada on the map: 16th-century globe that first labeled Great White North to be auctioned in U.K.
... in Rome — and thus expected to sell for as much as $235,000 at a May 19 sale of antique atlases, maps and other historical objects. “These globes are celebrated for the restrained delicacy, precision and beauty of their engraving,” Sotheby’s ...
Rare globe names 'Canada'
The twin set of globes, says Sotheby's, is "extremely rare" - one of only two pairs known to exist, the other being housed in a centuries-old observatory in Rome - and thus expected to sell for as much as $235,000 at a May 19 sale of antique atlases, maps ...
Globe that put 'Canada' on the map to be auctioned
the other being housed in a centuries-old observatory in Rome - and thus expected to sell for as much as $235,000 at a May 19 sale of antique atlases, maps and other historical objects. "These globes are celebrated for the restrained delicacy, precision ...