ABOUT CURTIS WRIGHT MAPS
Curtis Wright Maps is a Chicago area map dealer, specializing in antique maps
The concept of a map can encompass many different meanings, ideas and interpretations. To Curtis Wright, they have always symbolized a mechanism for escape. Maps are an intersection of history, geography and culture that can transport their audience to a different time and a different place.
For the second blog of my Mapping Change series, I’m excited to explore four maps of the Upper Midwest created by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (S.D.U.K.) and published between 1833 and c. 1861.
‘The Million’ is a term used for the masses of laboring public in Victorian-era Britain. The S.D.U.K. was founded in 1826 and would publish over 200 different maps that provided cheap geographical education to England’s ‘Million.’
It’s no secret that I’m a fan of transportation maps, especially those published during the first...
It's not uncommon to encounter random odds and ends when looking through old books and atlases....
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Plan de Narva$110.00 Quick View
Pleasure Ways Across the West [Title on Verso]$75.00 Quick View
Shenandoah National Park, Virginia [Title on verso]$75.00 Quick View
Boulder Dam and Las Vegas Nevada Center of the Scenic Southwest [title on cover]$90.00 Quick View
Geographical Guide to a Man’s Heart [and] Geographical Guide to a Woman’s Heart$200.00 Quick View
Valley City Street and Interurban Ry.$325.00 Quick View
The Doomed City of Charleston, S.C.$250.00 Quick View
[Globe Pencil Sharpener]$40.00 Quick View