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