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
February 24, 2022
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.
November 5, 2020
A team of cataloguers, curators, conservators, and imaging specialists at the British Library (BL) has completed a seven-year project to digitize a collection of ea
September 1, 2020
New York — Guernsey’s is honored to bring to auction The Legendary Vladi Collection of Historical Maps.