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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Afghanistan Eine Landeskunliche Studie$175.00 Quick View
Structural Map of the McKittrick Oil Field, California$125.00 Quick View
Reconocimiento fisico-geologico-minero de los valles de Andorra$175.00 Quick View
A Geographical Study of Coal and Iron in China$145.00 Quick View
Beiträge zur Geschichte der Syphilis$245.00 Quick View
[Pennsylvania Coal Company Circular]$225.00 Quick View
Central Valley Basic California Water Resources Development$175.00 Quick View
Petroleum Exploration and Development Title Areas in Australia and the Territory of Papua New Guinea$110.00 Quick View