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    Show & Tell 28 Feb. 2023. Sign up to talk about your favourite map, globe or other cartographic....
    The registration fee for the Edinburgh visit contains the following:Wednesday 17th....
    May 2023 an Excursion to Leith, EdinburghAugust 2023 International Symposium in....
    The J.B. Harley Research Fellowships in the History of Cartography is a funding opportunity....
    California Map Society 2022 FALL CONFERENCE Saturday, 5 November 9:15AM - 9:30AM | Informal....
    39th IMCoS International Symposium in Texas. There's still time to register for the....

    Join the International Map Collectors’ Society

    Membership benefits include:

    • The IMCoS Map Journal, published quarterly
    • An International Symposium held in a different country: 2022 in Sydney and in Texas; 2021 in Brussels; 2018 the Philippines and Hong Kong; in 2017 in Hamburg; and 2016 in Chicago.
    • 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)

    Events

    Excursion to Leith (Edinburgh), 16-18 May 2023

    16-18 May 2023
    IMCoS event organisers were unusually prescient when they planned an excursion to Leith in May....
    Collecting

    This section of the website is dedicated to our collective knowledge about how best to go about collecting, buying, storing and caring for your maps.

    Journal

    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.