Recent coverage of Daniel Crouch Rare Books and rare maps and atlases in the media.
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.
Daniel Crouch Rare Books: The Gestetner Collection of Maritime Atlases and Voyages — Apter Frederick
15 December 2010
Daniel Crouch Rare Books, specialist dealer in antique atlases, maps, plans, sea charts and globes, presents its inaugural exhibition of ‘The Gestetner Collection of Maritime Atlases and Voyages’ this December. The collection, undoubtedly one of the best libraries of sea atlases in private hands, was built up by David Gestetner’s family over a period of 20 years and will be on view from Thursday 15th to Wednesday 22nd December 2010 at Apter Fredericks Gallery (265–267 Fulham Road, London). Prices range from £4,000 to £485,000.