Curtis Wright Maps
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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.
Mapping Change #2 – S.D.U.K. Maps of Lake Michigan
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.
Maps for ‘The Million.’
‘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.’
A Revelation in Road Guides
It’s no secret that I’m a fan of transportation maps, especially those published during the first...
You Never Know What you Might Find…
It's not uncommon to encounter random odds and ends when looking through old books and atlases....
Fairs & Events
– 04/20/2023 – Chicago Map Society Meeting at the Newberry Library.
– 06/17/2023 – MWABA Chicago Book & Paper Fair at the Plumber’s Union Hall.
– 07/07/2023 – Minnesota Antiquarian Book Fair at the University of St. Thomas.
Shop by Interests
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Atlas of the Hudson River Valley from New York to Troy$1,100.00 Quick View
Pictorial Atlas Illustrating the Spanish-American WarQuick View
Topographical Atlas of the State of Connecticut$350.00 Quick View
Town and City Atlas of the State of Connecticut$750.00 Quick View
Atlas of the State of Illinois$550.00 Quick View
Atlas of Cuyahoga County Ohio$600.00 Quick View
Mitchell’s New General Atlas$1,600.00 Quick View
Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War$500.00 Quick View