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Globe that put 'Canada' on the map to be auctioned
... 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 and beauty of their engraving," Sotheby ...
Paper maps still have appeal despite spread of phone apps, GPS devices
In fact, although the number of road maps now being printed and used is shrinking like the view of a skyline in the rearview mirror ... Printed maps also can serve as low-tech backups to high-tech navigational aids. “You always hear stories about ...
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 ...
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.
... 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 ...
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 ...