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How Many Liquor Bottles Can You Find in This 1931 Map of Chicago?

4 June 2018

The Gangland Map” features drunken fish and goofy jokes alongside descriptions of brutal murders.

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The first map to include New York harbor is also the most expensive map ever

17 October 2016

The oldest map of North America—including New York—is slated to go on sale at TEFAF, an Amsterdam-based arts fair, for a cool $10 million. Of course, the vintage map is basically completely inaccurate, but it’s still cool, right?

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Las curiosidades que esconden los tesoros de Tefaf Maastricht 2015

2 March 2015

Quedan menos de dos semanas para que comience TEFAF MAASTRICHT 2015, que este año tendrá lugar del 13 al 22 de marzo. Esta gran feria del arte y las antigüedades, la más importante del mundo, contará con la presencia de más de 270 galerías procedentes de una veintena de países. Cinco de ellas son españolas: Deborah Elvira, Artur Ramon Art, Galería Caylus, Galería López de Aragón y Coll&Cortés Ltd. Una sexta, Elba Benítez, asistirá como invitada a la nueva sección Night Fishing, comisariada por Sydney Picasso y dedicada a la escultura postmoderna.

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Chart hits

13 March 2013

In-demand Leo Belgicus maps are stars of leading antiques fair.

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K’oen-yu ts’iuen t’ou [Map of the World], by Ferdinand Verbiest, 1674

28 September 2011

Timed to coincide with Asian Art in London, 3rd to 12th November 2011, map dealer Daniel Crouch Rare Books will be exhibiting work by Ferdinand Verbiest completed at the Chinese Court during the start of the Qing Dynasty (1644–1912), as well as antique Chinese porcelain, presented by Woolley & Wallis Auctioneers.

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Artcalendr 15.12.2010

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.

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How the filthy rich will spend their cash this Christmas

7 December 2017

Life’s luxuries may make sense for most on your list, but there’s always one person who seems impossible to please. That’s why we’ve tossed the budget in search of the most rarefied experiences and exotic goods.

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Getting high at Frieze Masters

7 October 2016

PLUS: Doig in Islington, Anita at Sunday Art Fair and Ruscha in Peckham and Mayfair

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Old maps show Daniel the route to millions

5 September 2014

One of the earliest maps of London is being put on show in the capital this week by a Jewish expert.

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London fair boasts a cornucopia of antique maps and globes for sale

15 June 2012

The rivers that make their way beneath London’s streets to the Thames have an enduring fascination for many people. Since 1962 the classic work on the subject has been Nicholas Barton’s The Lost Rivers of London, which stood alone in its several editions until last year. Then, such is the synchronicity of publishing, it was joined by books by Paul Tilling, Tom Bolton and Stephen Myers. Myers, whose Walking on Water: London s Hidden Rivers Revealed deals with seven northem watercours-es, is a professional water engineer and he has mapped them more precisely than ever before.

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Nautical auctioneering: Georgina Adams dips into the vintage travel market

26 February 2011

With the world’s super-wealthy flitting between multiple homes, and sometimes even multiple yachts, one aspect of collecting is thriving. Anything to do with travel is growing, apparently: from antique maps, atlases and globes to vintage trunks, binoculars, travel books and photographs.

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