We are specialist dealers offering the finest and rarest antique maps of all regions of the world. Part of our collection of thousands of antique maps is available on-line. The antique maps and sea charts featured here are guaranteed authentic antiques that were printed hundreds of years ago, most of them as early as the 16th and 17th century. Each antique maps is provided with a certificate of authenticity. We do not offer modern reproductions or copies of old maps. We focus on rare and decorative maps and charts, with emphasis on the early material from the era of exploration and the time of the voyages of discovery.
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Massive Biometric Project Gives Millions of Indians an ID | Magazine In India, hundreds of millions of impoverished people have no ID—which means no bank account, credit, insurance, or government aid.Photo: Jonathan Torgovnik; Fingerprints: Getty The courtyard, just off a busy street in a Delhi slum called Mongolpuri, is buzzing with people—men in plastic sandals arguing with one another, women in saris holding babies on their hips, skinny young guys chattering on cheap cell phones. New arrivals take up positions at the end of a long queue leading to the gated entry of a low cement building.
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Artist Ron Miller takes us on a journey to eight of the most breathtaking views that await explorers of our solar system. The scale of these natural wonders dwarfs anything Earth has to offer. What might we see and feel if we could travel to these distant domains? By interpreting data from probes such as NASA's Cassini, which is now exploring the Saturnian system, and MESSENGER, which goes into orbit around Mercury in March 2011, the artist's eye allows us an early visit to these unforgettable locales.Start >