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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.
A Mapmaker Takes on the World
Connie Brown examines an old globe she is 'repairing ... 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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...