Pictorial Maps Listing May 2016 - HighlightsPublished on 11 May 2016
Old Imprints is pleased to present some particularly interesting pictorial maps in this, our second listing of the year.
- several fine aviation era maps by Ernest Clegg, Kenneth Thompson, Ruth Taylor White and L. Helguera
- maps of Australia, Canada and New Zealand by MacDonald Gill whose work led the renaissance of decorative mapmaking in the early 20th century
- work by important American pictorial map makers Jo Mora, Ernest Dudley Chase, Edwin Olsen and Blake Clark
- a map of Spokane, Washington a fine example of late 19th century bird's eye views
And here's your chance if you have never seen a Willy Nilly map or a "Fun Map"...
The pdf catalog contains highlights of the full listing which can be viewed online at www.oldimprints.com
Boston Book Fair 2015Published on 09 Nov. 2015
Please view our catalogue for the 39th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, November 13-15, 2015.
We are exhibiting 44 rare books and documents including a fine first edition copy of Darwin's On the Origin of Species; a first edition Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of the Adventure and the Beagle; and a second edition set of Hakluyt's Principal Navigations.
Joint Catalogue of the Dutch Association of Antiquarian Booksellers (NVvA)Published on 20 Oct. 2015
Founded in 1935, the NVvA celebrates its 80th birthday. Antiquarian booksellers are the guardians of paper heritage. We love history, especially our own! Many look back in nostalgia. We, however, face the future with confidence. This makes two reasons for a grand display. Hundreds of books, maps, prints and photographs are presented in this catalogue, the oldest book dating from 1478, the youngest from 1996. Five centuries of world heritage within reach. Take your pick![...] Read more