Fine Maps

February 24, 2022
Disappointed with the maps of Scandinavia that were circulating throughout Europe in the early sixteenth century, Olaus Magnus (1490–1557) set out on a twelve-year quest to map the region to a leve
August 19, 2021
Maps set “the stage on which the drama [of politics and business] is played,” reads Rand McNally’s full-page advertisement from 1924, “[and] without this stage, the plot is meaningless.” The statem
February 4, 2021
In the late summer of 1854, an eerie silence descended over Soho in London’s West End.