This October 2023 article offers a brief overview on our approach to cataloging maps for auction. The article is divided into three key areas including how we describe a map’s physical condition, develop a catalog description, and determine an auction estimate
This May 2022 article tells the story of the life, accomplishments and legacy of Duncan MacRae Payne. Over his lifetime he curated an impressive collection of maps, atlases and historical documents. His passion for cartography was infectious, even convincing his daughter and son-in-law, Eliane & Jon Dotson, to get into the map business themselves with Old World Auctions.
In honor of back-to-school time, this September 2018 newsletter features an article on the work of some amazing kid cartographers. See what kids, ages 8-12, know about maps and the incredible, imaginative maps they've created! Also find out about OWA's free online digital repository of maps and atlases.