Recent coverage of Daniel Crouch Rare Books and rare maps and atlases in the media.
3 February 2011
The 1699 map of North America by John Thornton that sold for something like £200,000 at auction last month is back on the market: the buyer, Daniel Crouch, is bringing the map to the Miami International Map Fair this weekend, where he hopes to sell it for more than twice that price. Via MapHist.
2 February 2011
A 17th-century map of Canada hand-drawn by John Thornton, one of the leading European cartographers of the 17th century, which was discovered under a thick layer of dust in the utility room of an old house in rural Scotland. The map is expected to be sold for more than $600,000 at a vintage map fair in Florida in February.
16 December 2010
It is a shame, but a lot of people, myself included, question just how Great Britain is these days. Our Empire seems to have dwindled somewhat.