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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 ...
Three Strange And Beautiful 16th Century Fantasy Maps, Another From 1617
First three images courtesy of Altea Gallery Antique Maps, Sea Charts, Atlases & Globes, with our thanks. Image of Leo Belgicu courtesy of Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps, with our thanks.
Thousands of maps, each revealing its maker’s worldview
If time permits, a staff member will bring selected maps down from the vault. “Maps are universal documents,’’ says Harold Osher, the retired Portland cardiologist whose collection helped establish the library. “Maps encompass not just ...
Nautical auctioneering
Anything to do with travel is growing, apparently: from antique maps, atlases and globes to vintage trunks, binoculars, travel books and photographs. Owners of private islands “love having a map with their island on it, and find irresistible the fact ...
Here Be Dragons—And Map Lovers
Mr. Khotimsky said he did not have access to antique maps growing ... 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.
Chilmark man pleads guilty to stealing valuable, antique maps from Yale Library
According to news accounts in the Hartford Courant, Mr. Smiley is well known in the rarified world of antique map dealers and helped the New York Public Library build its Lawrence Slaughter collection of English maps, charts, atlases, globes and books tied ...