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Antique Map Theft Charged
a major dealer in antique maps based in Manhattan. Among his accomplishments, Smiley helped the New York Public Library build its Lawrence Slaughter collection of English maps, charts, atlases, globes and books tied to Colonial North America and also ...
Geography Tools for Kids: Globes, Maps, Atlases and a Compass
Maps by themselves, however ... and just as useful in plotting wild adventures in unknown parts, pirate launches on the open seas, and all sorts of trips to far off lands. Once you're "mastered" the map, your kids will love practicing their wayfinding ...
Made in the North Bay
Feist's husband, Richard, served as technical adviser and "firearms expert" on the project, and he's the reason you'll find appropriate gun-girl match-ups, like the 1950s Navy pinup of Miss October holding an antique Springfield M14. "That's what they ...
From Maps To Apps: Where Are We Headed?
A man driving from Texas to New York — with a truckload ... These tales make you wonder about our use of online mapping services such as MapQuest and Google Maps, GPS-enabled gadgets, and map apps for smart phones. Could it be that as our ...
But I still love my globe.
But there may be hope for the humble globe. Bound atlases have stood up to digital encroachment much better than encyclopedias, because no screen can yet duplicate the tactile, immersive experience of exploring the Earth via paper maps.
A Mapmaker Takes on the World
Her maps—which cost between $5,000 and $20,000 and have run as large as 10 feet by 10 ... life in the style of his favorite antique mapmaker. Ms. Brown also offers customized globes to her clients; one showed the world as it appeared to Europeans in ...