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Useful Links

To keep abreast of goings on in the cartographic community you may be interested in some of the following:


Imago Mundi - The International Journal for the History of Cartography is the only international scholarly journal solely concerned with the study of early maps in all aspects -


MapForum is aimed at map collectors worldwide and has appeared as an online journal and in printed form. The original articles are still available for viewing at 


The Journal of the International Map Collectors' Society is also published quarterly and contains articles and news about antique maps -

Libraries and Institutions

Visit The British Library to search the world renowned collection, visit the virtual exhibitions and read a curator’s blog.

The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world with The Geography and Map Division providing access to cartographic material. The Library’s catalogues may be searched via their website.

The National Library of Scotland’s website includes many easily accessible images.

The National Maritime Museum holds important collections concerning maritime history including charts and globes.

To see the website of a world leading learned society and professional body advancing geographical science and providing support for its practitioners visit the Royal Geographical Society.

Globe Information

The Coronelli Society is devoted to the scientific investigation of questions relating to old and antique celestial and terrestrial globes and associated items.

Further Information

The History of Cartography is a gateway to all you might want to know about map history and the history of cartography. This is a vast resource, carefully compiled and continually updated.

Trade Associations

We are proud to be members of:

The Antiquarian Booksellers Association

ILAB - The International League of Antiquarian Booksellers