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Recent coverage of Daniel Crouch Rare Books and rare maps and atlases in the media.

Inside the secretive world of the art-fair vetting committee

3 September 2021

Before a fair opens, experts check that every work for sale is exactly what the gallerists say it is

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Daniel Crouch Rare Books Opens in New York

3 February 2017

Daniel Crouch Rare Books of 4 Bury Street, St. James, London has recently opened a shop in New York at 24 East 64th Street. The firm is a specialist in antique atlases, maps, plans, sea charts and voyages dating from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries, and is a partnership founded by Daniel Crouch and Nick Trimming.

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The Giver and the Gift: Daniel Crouch and Tom Harper

22 December 2015

The atlas and antique map expert funds the British Library’s digitisation of 50,000 items in the King’s Topographical Collection

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Mapping Empire and Exploration in America

23 October 2013

Mapping Empire and Exploration in America, London Dealer Daniel Crouch Rare Books brings rare American maps to the International Art and Antique Dealer’s Fair, New York.

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Mapping Profits: Cartography and Fine Art Investment

20 December 2011

Fine art buying has long been the province of wealthy connoisseurs and international collectors, keen on indulging their passion and untroubled by cost and potential profit.

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Exceptional map goes for £170,000

22 January 2011

An exceptional 17th century map of North America and Canada attracted international interest when it was offered at auction in Somerset (England) on January 17, by Lawrences of Crewkerne.

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Worlds Within Worlds Mix It Up at the Winter Show

23 January 2020

The venerable fair may have changed its name, but it has not forsaken its passion for quality.

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Al Capone’s murder map of Chicago

30 May 2018

The city of Chicago is where Al Capone made his name as probably the most infamous mobster in American history.

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Oldest map of New York may become most expensive map ever sold at $10M

17 October 2016

In 1531, Italian sailor and cartographer Vesconte Maggiolo created a Portolan planisphere,” a navigational chart of the known world, that included the first depiction of the eastern seaboard and therefore of New York harbor. Bloomberg tells us that the 6.7′ x 3′ map made of six goat skins is now in the possession of rare book and map dealer Daniel Crouch, who will put it up for sale for a whopping $10 million this Saturday at TEFAF art fair. If it fetches this price, it’ll become the most expensive map ever publicly sold.

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Take A Look At Old Maps Of Florida And The World

9 February 2015

It may be fair to say many of us today will take out our phones or simply log into our GPS units in our cars and allow a soothing, distant voice to guide us to our destination.

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Going Dutch

1 March 2013

Around 260 of the world’s best dealers are taking part in the 26th edition of TEFAF Maastricht. Apollo previews this year’s highlights.

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How to invest in maps — Daniel Crouch for The Market’

1 July 2011

Here be treasure!’

Short of finding where x’ marks the spot, Daniel Crouch, 37, thinks he has found a path to undiscovered treasures in the market for rare maps and atlases.

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Can the Spanish Armada maps be saved for the nation?

30 October 2020

Nearly 450 years after the historic battles, a new war is raging over the fate of the treasured documents to stop them leaving the country

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