The World of Maps

By: Charlie Neuschafer
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December 21, 2018

Some of the most popular collectible maps are those issued as supplements to National Geographic Magazine. Not only are these maps widely accessible, making it easy to start a collection, they are also universally recognized as outstanding examples of the cartographer...

December 7, 2018

You’ll get more enjoyment from your maps – and enhance their value as collectibles – if you’ll remember these four words: TAKE CARE; DON’T REPAIR. Most maps are printed on paper, and paper is a particularly fragile medium. It can be damaged very easily if it is not s...

November 30, 2018

Map collecting is a fascinating and affordable hobby, but it’s often difficult to get useful advice on buying maps. Stamp and coin collectors, for example, have long enjoyed a wealth of readily available information on their hobby; the same has not been true for peopl...

October 26, 2018

At first glance, maps may seem little more than squiggly lines on paper, but if we look closer and read between those lines, fascinating stories will unfold. We’ll find ourselves slowly but surely snared in a web of romance and adventure – and on our way to surrenderi...

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