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This page offers a handful of links to other websites of interest to New York Map Society members and other visitors to this site. For a more extensive listing, visit Tony Campbell's Map History/History of Cartography site.


New York Map Society Member websites

Las Encantadas: Human & Cartograhic History of the Galápagos Islands

The “Maps” page at member John Woram's http://www.galapagos.to/ website offers link to maps and charts of the islands from his personal collection and elsewhere.

Redstone Studios

Connie Brown and Duncan Milne paint one-of-a-kind maps on canvas, as described on their http://www.redstonestudios.com website. In addition, the studio's hand-painted globes include one showing the world as it was known to mid-seventeenth century Europeans.

Watch This Space!

New York Map Society Members—If you have a website related to maps, let us know about it. We'll add a link here so that other members and guests will know about it too.


Map Dealers

London's Altea Antique Maps & Old Charts has been dealing in antique maps and atlases since 1992. Our antique map gallery is located in Mayfair opposite Sotheby's. We are joint organisers of the London Map Fair at the Royal Geographic Society. We offer map valuations and appraisals as well as advice on how to start collecting old maps.
George Glazer Gallery is located on Manhattan's upper east side, offering antique and vintage globes, maps and prints for sale on its web site. The site also features an online archive of sold items, Glossary of Globe Terms, Guide to Globe Makers and an Art of Collecting section with globe-related online exhibitions.
Now in its 31st year, map auction company Old World Auctions offers four cartographic-themed auctions each year, each with over 800 lots of fine maps and charts, globes, atlases and reference books. Based in Sedona, Arizona, the company has been a charter member of the International Antiquarian Mapsellers Association since that organization was founded in 2003.
New York Map Society member Joseph Benton Steffy's Pine Brook Antique Maps specializes in rare, historical and vintage maps. His website offers online high-resolution images of available maps.

Other websites of Interest

British Library

The Library's Map Collections form the national collection of cartographic materials. The Map Library provides access to maps, atlases and globes of all parts of the world dating back to the 15th century. Visit the Library's website at http://www.bl.uk/collections/maps.html to learn more.

Cartography Calendars

John W. Docktor's website at http://home.earthlink.net/~docktor/intro.htm is a valuable resource of coming events in the world of cartography.

Kanetix

For reasons unknown, the Canadian auto insurance company Kanetix has a Travel Guide to Cartographic Resources on their website. Although Kanetix offers no explanation for the page, nor a link to it from their own site, students and others may find the links on the page useful.

Library of Congress

The Library's Geography and Map Division at http://www.loc.gov/rr/geogmap/ has the largest and most comprehensive cartographic collection in the world, with over 5 million maps, 72,000 atlases, 6,000 reference works, over 500 globes and globe gores, and much more.

Warping History: Analytical Methods in Historical Cartography. John Hessler, Senior Reference Librarian at the Library of Congress, maintains his own website on the use of advanced mathematics, image analysis, and archaeological techniques for research in the history of cartography.

http://www.warpinghistory.blogspot.com

Map History/History of Cartography

Retired British Library Map Librarian Tony Campbell runs the Map History site at http://www.maphistory.info/index.html. The site forms part of the WWW-Virtual Library. It offers a non-commercial mixture of comment and tips (spread over about 100 pages) and many thousands of links to free sites. It is the work of one individual, who (as both author and webmaster) can make and implement decisions immediately.

David Rumsey Map Collection

The David Rumsey Historical Map Collection at http://www.davidrumsey.com has over 13,600 maps online. The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North and South America maps and other cartographic materials. Historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia and Africa are also represented. Collection categories include antique atlas, globe, school geography, maritime chart, state, county, city, pocket, wall, childrens and manuscript maps. The collection can be used to study history, genealogy and family history.