Join us at the New York Book Fair!

Boston Rare Maps will exhibit once again at the New York International Antiquarian Book Fair, taking place April 7-10, 2016 at the Park Avenue Armory between 66th and 67th Streets. Map, print and book lovers will find a treasure trove at the Fair. Over 200 American and international dealers will exhibit, bringing a vast selection of maps, […]

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“How do I know an antique map or print is real?”

Among those unfamiliar with old maps, perhaps the most commonly asked question is, “How do I know if this is really an old map?”  That is, “How do I know it was really printed a long time ago, say, in 1548, and is not some kind of modern reproduction or fake?”  (If you have a map […]

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A major recent acquisition

Earlier this Fall we acquired a superb example of the first state of Thomas Jefferys’ “Map of the Most Inhabited Part of New England,” published in London on Nov. 29, 1755.  The map is eminently desirable for its geographic and political significance, tremendous visual appeal, and extreme rarity. The Map of the Most Inhabited Part of New England was […]

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Chicago Map Fair, Oct. 23-25, 2015

Boston Rare Maps will exhibiting at the third annual Chicago International Map Fair will take place at the Loyola University Museum of Art, steps away from Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. Many of America’s leading map dealers will be there, with some of their finest stock available for sale. Attendees can register for a Friday evening preview party and take […]

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Boston Rare Maps has a new web site!

Boston Rare Maps’ inaugural web site served us well for more than 13 years, but effective September 2015 it has been retired and replaced. WordPress technology has enabled us to develop a site that will  be much more vistor-friendly.  Beyond the new, sleeker layout, the most obvious change you may notice is the treatment of […]

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