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30 April 2018
‘The map that changed the world’ offered at London gallery for £100,000Antique Trade Gazette (online)
William Smith’s 1815 map of England and Wales represents a milestone in geological history and a pivotal moment in its creator’s colourful life.
20 March 2018
Mapping Japan: The Jason C. Hubbard Collection
We are pleased to present our catalogue of the Jason C. Hubbard Collection.
05 February 2018
New Catalogue XV
“The cause of America is in a great measure the cause of all mankind” (Thomas Paine, ‘Common Sense’, 1775-1776).
02 February 2018
Data Visualization catalogue
Our latest catalogue is a collection of fascinating maps, charts and diagrams that visualise collected data from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Data compiled through improved techniques during the nineteenth century had begun to inform debate in politics, economics, and the new social science. Cartography played a significant part in making this new information comprehensible. Plotting cultural and social data on a map not only allowed spatial analysis of that data, but also gave the idea authority, and “thematic”, or “persuasive” cartography was born.