"SPRING" YOUR WALLS TO LIFE WITH AN ANTIQUE HAND-COLORED MAP

Walker Map of Boston and the Country Adjacent - 1892
While you're sweeping away Winter and planting Spring seeds, brighten your walls with a cheerful, hand-colored antique map. Before being bound into atlases, these maps were painted either in an assembly line fashion by factory workers who added one color each, or by hospital patients who painted one map at a time. In either case, the result was a unique work of utilitarian art that now carries great historical import. The stories are complementary-- take one home today!

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STROLL THE OLD COLLEGE CAMPUS THIS SPRING

Hand Colored and Black and White images of Harvard University and Radcliffe College - 1904

Sorting through acceptance letters?  Narrow it down with our collection of antique prints showing historically significant schools in New England, the U.S., and abroad.  If your favorite school is not represented, and it's one of the early major establishments in the U.S. or Europe, please contact us to see if we have items that have yet to be listed.


PASSOVER IN PALESTINE

Track the trek of the Israelites with this 1821 pair of Geographical and Historical Maps Illustrative of Sacred History, Palestine by Lavoisne. Published by Carey & Sons, these are striking examples of chronological maps that lend to historical events a rare visual context.


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EASTER IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Celebrate Easter with one of our many maps of the "Holy Land". With pieces large and small, from ancient to more "modern" views, we offer cartographic treats to satisfy even the most sophisticated of Easter baskets!


SPRING SKIING, ANYONE?

Switzerland, Philip with Comparative Map diagram - 1859
Explore your alpine options in Switzerland with this colorful 1859 map comparing the various heights of the Alps and mountain passes (Item #: COM020).  Comparative maps are a customer favorite and are available as antique or reproduction maps.

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Our Retail Shop

1409 Main Street, Chatham, MA 02633 

Open Most Days Year Around.   10am - 5pm daily and 12 - 5 pm Sundays. Extra hours are available by appointment.



Reach us at (508) 945-1660 or by email.



Check out our newest online tool- a virtual tour of the cozy and inviting interior of the shop!  



Named "Top Shop" on Cape Cod, according to Tripadvisor, featured in the Boston Globe - July 5, 2014.



Summer is not all THAT far away!




Our commitment to you: At Maps of Antiquity, we sell both antique maps and reproductions.  We guarantee that our antique maps are authentic antiques.  Our description for each item is designated as an antique or reproduction.  We also try to provide sorting options to allow you to look at antique maps only.  If this is your preference, select one of the yellow tabs on the left side of each page that includes the word, “antique”.





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Did you know that we offer spacious overnight accommodations at a value?  Rooms are currently available in our building at Chatham Guest Rooms.  We are open year around.  Be sure to take advantage of our low season rates.



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Maps of Antiquity is located on Cape Cod
Generally open 10-5
Phone: 508-945-1660

1409 Main Street (Route 28)
Chatham, Massachusetts 02633



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