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    Join us to celebrate our first face-to-face meeting at a reception at the Rembrandt Hotel on the....
    IMCoS AGM 11 June 2022 The IMCoS 2022 AGM will take place at 10am (please arrive by 9:30am so that....
    Mapping the Pacific. The conference programme has been finalised and can be accessed at....
    A full day is planned for Tuesday 28 June to include a tour of Hereford Cathedral, a visit to its....
    The video of the IMCoS November's Map Show and Tell is now available. There are two ways to see the....
    Following the great feed-back we received from our first ever Zoom ‘Show & Tell’ in the....

    Join the International Map Collectors’ Society

    Membership benefits include:

    • The IMCoS Map Journal, published quarterly
    • An International Symposium held in a different country: 2018 the Philippines and Hong Kong; in 2017 in Hamburg; and 2016 took place in Chicago, and in Sydney this year
    • Annual dinner & The Malcolm Young lecture in London to coincide with the London Map Fair
    • Collectors’ evening
    • Annual trip to a significant map collection


    Membership Subscription fees:

    Standard one year membership £55 – Premium three year membership £150  – Annual Junior (under 25 or receiving full-time education) £27.50 (50% of the annual rate)


    Celebration Reception

    10 June 2022
    Having had to forego our annual meetings in 2020 and 2021, we are happy to be back this year. In....

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    IMCoS Map Journal

    The IMCoS Map Journal is a 64-page quarterly publication. It includes a wide range articles on the history of cartography addressing Western, Asian and Arabic mapping practices; its scope is designed to interest our worldwide membership. The journal also covers the activities of the Society, wherever they take place in the world, news from the mapping community around the world, book reviews and letters to the editor.