I hope everyone has had a good summer. Here on the Riviera it has been rather traumatic with the terror attack in Nice but things are a little more relaxed now.
The dates for the excellent London Map Fair for 2017 have now been announced,
The Fair will take place at the Royal Geographical Society on Saturday June 17 and Sunday June 18.
See http://www.londonmapfairs.com/ for details etc.
The latest posting by Joe McAlhany of Old World Auctions relates to the most famous cartographic fallacy in the world of antique maps ..California as an Island and makes for interesting reading. The article can be read here.http://www.oldworldauctions.com/newsletter_archive/The%20Island%20of%20California.pdf
I have listed below a few maps with California represented as an Island below, with a varied collection of interesting maps from most of the world.
Below a few of the new additions from the thousands of maps and decorative prints that can be found on my new tablet friendly website http://www.maphouse.co.uk
MEDITERRANEAN & ISLANDS
NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA AS AN ISLAND
WORLD & Polar
Please email me if you are looking for any map in particular I might have it or be able to find it for you.
For anybody visiting the French Riviera this autumn/winter please contact me and I can pick you up from Antibes Cannes etc, and you can join me for tea and peruse the entire stock of maps & prints.
For those of you following my travels, I am a little behind but photographs of Sudan were published in Edge Of Humanity magazine in March here and my blog of Nepal can be seen here.
Michael Jennings Antique Maps And Prints
1684 Chemin De St Julien
Biot 06410 FRANCE
Tel: +33 (0) 4936 57252
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