New CartoPhilatelic Reference: World History of Maps: Explorers and Map Makers

T. Nishiumi, “World History of Maps – Explorers and Map Makers,” 2008

A foreign cartophilatelic reference has recently been brought to our attention. A Japanese book entitled World History of Maps: Explorers and Map Makers by Mr. T. Nishiumi was published in 2008. Mr. Nishiumi won a Large Vermeil at Brasiliana 2013, with a […]

Spain: Series on Earth and Space Sciences

Spain 2006-07-13

On July 13th, 2006, Spain’s Postal Service, Correos, issued two stamps which appear to be the start of a series dealing with Earth and space sciences. A very representative cartophilatelic issue showing a detailed 1:200,000 scale topographic of Toledo and the surrounding region is shown along with a magnifying glass. You can […]

Canada: National Atlas Celebrates 100 Years of Mapping

Canada 2006-06-30 (single)

On June 30th, 2006, Canada Post will issue a new stamp to mark the 100th anniversary of the National Atlas of Canada. The new stamp shows geographer James White (1863 – 1909) who is considered to be the father of what become The Atlas of Canada. The stamp was issued on […]