IMCoS has created several bulletins on the topic of looking after your map collection:

Collecting No. 1 – Judging a map’s condition

Collecting No. 2 – Distinguishing fake from real

Collecting No. 3 – Looking after antique maps and prints

Collecting No. 4 – Recording your maps as photographs or scans

Collecting No. 5A – Mounting maps and prints

Collecting No. 5B – Framing maps and prints

Collecting No. 6 – Small repairs to antique maps
Text to come

Collecting No. 7 – Cataloguing map collections
Text to come

Collecting No. 8 – Insurance for map collections
Text to come

 

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