The 8th Annual Miami International Map Fair
February 2001
George Glazer addressing the Miami International Map Fair in 2001
Peter van der Krogt, John Hebert and George Glazer

Above: George joined the other Map Fair lecturers for a photograph--Dr. Peter van der Krogt, Map Historian, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands (left) and keynote speaker Dr. John Hébert, Chief, Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress (center). By the way, we sell the book Globes from the Western World, co-authored by Dr. van der Krogt, on our site. Our links page will direct you to his cartographic web site.

Photos: Peter van der Krogt

George D. Glazer was one of the featured speakers at the 8th Annual Miami International Map Fair in February 2001. The event, organized by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, is the largest map fair in the Western Hemisphere. George presented a talk on A History of American Globes 1810 to present (left).

George Glazer and Elimelech
In his booth at the fair, George sold an 18th Century Covens & Mortier historical map of the Roman Empire to 10-year old Elimelech (above). The young collector selected the map himself, and his mother, shown in the background, approved his use of $75, a gift from his grandfather, for the purchase.

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