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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
The library got its start in 1986 when Eleanor Houston Smith, in memory of her husband, Lawrence M.C. Smith, gave the university a collection of antique globes, maps, and atlases they had acquired over three decades. Three years later ...
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.
Romancing The Globe
But suddenly, maps and globes--everything from priceless antiques from the Age of Exploration to the ... Arkway Inc., a New York gallery that specializes in rare maps, atlases and globes. "Now that most of the world is discovered and people ...