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    The video of the IMCoS November's Map Show and Tell is now available. There are two ways to see the....
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    13 September  2021, at 12:00 pm EST/ 5 pm BST. In conjunction with the opening of the physical....
    The papers for the AGM taking place this year are all available on the AGM and Annual Accounts page....
    The recording of Wes Brown's talk is available on the IMCoS YouTube channel at this link:....
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    Join the International Map Collectors’ Society

    Membership benefits include:

    • The IMCoS 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


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    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)


    39th IMCoS International Symposium, Texas

    5 – 8 October 2022
    The programme can be viewed at:....

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    IMCoS Journal

    The IMCoS 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. Back issues of all the journals are available to read online for members.