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A Mapmaker Takes on the World
Ms. Brown also offers customized globes to her clients ... Ms. Brown used Google Maps to plot locations. She usually consults several sources, including her own atlases, online maps from the CIA and antique maps at the New York Public Library Once she ...
Here Be Dragons—And Map Lovers
The highest price paid for a map is believed to be $10 million—what the Library of Congress paid Prince Waldburg-Wolfegg of Germany in 2003 for the 1507 Waldseemüller map, famous for being the first map to name the U.S. region as "America." (It's on ...
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 ...
Putting Canada on the map: 16th-century globe that first labeled Great White North to be auctioned in U.K.
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 ...
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 ...
Rare 16th-century globe that first put ‘Canada’ on the map to be auctioned in U.K.
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 ...