Antique Map Fairs

Opportunities to buy rare and early antique maps, charts, atlases and cartographic instruments.

Sources of collectible maps and antiquarian map dealers.


London Map Fairs

The London Map Fairs at the Rembrandt Hotel provides a forum for collectors, curators & dealers from all over the world to buy, sell or swap old atlases, maps & prints.

Rare Map Fairs


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22nd Annual Miami International Map Fair

22nd Annual Miami International Map Fair

HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami, Florida 33130
February 7, 2014 from 10am to 5pm, February 8, 2015 from 12pm to 5pm

  • This annual event at HistoryMiami showcases antique maps, rare books, panoramas and atlases from around the world.

  • Peruse and purchase antique maps from some of the finest map dealers in the world

  • Discover the history and future of cartography with our dynamic speakers:

    Richard H. Brown, Vice Chairman, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
    William B. Ginsberg, Map Collector and Author
    Jacqueline V. Nolan, GIS Cartographer, Library of Congress

  • Enjoy interactive, geospatial GIS demonstrations presented by the Maps & Imagery User Services, GIS Center of Florida International University

    WEEKEND REGISTRATION

    (Includes daily admission to Dealers Marketplace, expert opinion, lectures, private VIP Preview & receptions, lunch each day, and a private tour of the HistoryMiami Archives & Research Center. Optional historic City Tours available for an additional fee.)

    HistoryMiami Members: $70 // Non-Members: $80

    DAILY ADMISSION

    (Includes access to Dealers Marketplace, expert opinion, and lectures)

    HistoryMiami Members: $15 // Non-Members: $20 // Students (with ID): $10

    More Information:

    Call 305-375-1618, email: mapfair@historymiami.org or visit: http://www.historymiami.org/visit/map-fair/


Cartographic Arts

Luke Vavra of Cartographic Arts has been selling antique maps for more than thirty years. He is a member of the Mercator Society (New York Public Library), the Washington Map Society, the Phillip Lee Phillips Society (Library of Congress), and the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA). His stock is strongest in maps of Colonial America. However, he sells rare and antique maps covering most parts of the world and most time periods, and exhibits at a few map fairs in the USA. For your ease in finding and viewing maps, his web site www.CartographicArts.com is both menu-driven and searchable.

From time to time Luke posts Tales from the Rare Map Cabinet on his blog at rareandantiquemaps.blogspot.com.

Cartographic Arts rare and antiquarian maps and cartographical instruments


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Rare early maps


Heirloom Maps - antique and collectible maps and atlases

Heirloom Maps

Based near Washington DC, Merlyn Reineke of Heirloom Maps offers a fine range of old, rare and decorative maps, that may be visited at map fairs and similar events in and near Washington DC. Heirloom Maps also provides a museum-quality framing service at highly competitive rates.


Clive A. Burden Ltd.

This second-generation firm is a world leader in the sale of rare decorative prints, and antique maps and atlases, especially within the trade. Philip Burden is also the author of the definitive two volume treatise on the mapping of North America. Cive A. Burden's maps cover the period from incunabula to the late 1800s and they also carry both topographical and decorative prints, including botanical, bird and other natural history in addition to Vanity Fair caricatures. Books include atlases, illustrated and colour plate works. They exhibit at map fairs around the world. Rare early maps.

Clive Burden Ltd. rare and decorative maps and prints


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