antiquarian maps

Another pair of auctions to keep an eye on this week:

On Wednesday, August 28, University Archives holds a sale of Historical Documents, Autographs & Books Including a Large Science Collection, in 255 lots. An 1804

First a rescheduling note: Skinner's sale of A Mystic Collection: Early Books, originally planned for July 20, has been moved to Tuesday, July 23. See last week's post for expected highlights. The photo above shows a 1610 

225-Dadian copy.jpgNew York—On June 7, Swann Galleries’ held its biannual auction

Speed World.jpgGlen Allen, Virginia - Jonathan Potter of Jonathan Potter Ltd., Steve Luck

Catalogue Review: Cohen & Taliaferro, #2

For this week's review, a look at a catalogue of antique maps and atlases. Cohen & Taliaferro is a New York City-based dealer under Richard B. Arkway, Inc. This catalogue shows a fine selection of beautiful and interesting cartography, from Munster and Mercator, Blaeu to Benzoni.
In New Orleans this weekend at Neal Auction Company, Arader Galleries is auctioning several lots of nature prints, books, and maps for charitable causes. As Graham Arader posted earlier this month on his blog:

On anything that you buy