Detailed Historical Maps
Mapseeker – In association with Collins Bartholomew Ltd we offer one of the largest selections of reproduction historical maps, plans and surveys, spanning the globe. Our collections are available to order on-line in a range of products produced to the highest quality standards.
Specialising in old maps of the United Kingdom, we also have available many early maps from around the world. Old maps are an invaluable resource to those involved in genealogy projects, researching family history as well as local history studies.
As well as a comprehensive map shop offering a range of products covering an expanding multitude of historical maps we have an exciting and growing World of discovery through our searchable archive resources. We welcome the growing number of mapseeker members who now have access to their own mapseeker page where news on the progress of forthcoming archives can be accessed, as well as regular competitions, prize draws and associate events.
We are now also offering a brand new range of products featuring modern maps. Modern map products include, wall maps, atlases, desk maps, jigsaws and more.
Ways to order Historical Maps
Visit the Map Shop for secure credit card payment via PayPal.
Charged at local rate from BT landlines
Download an order form & post it together with your cheque to us.
All maps are available as photographic prints... more
20" x 16" Photographic Print
24" x 20" Photographic Print
Luxury Durable Rolled Product
Your choice of Map Image will be a high quality print onto a super durable and tear resistant 440gsm PVC matt banner which is also fire retardant. The soft to the touch feel makes this a luxurious item which will appeal to the most discerning of collectors. Also the tough and resilient qualities of this material make it an ideal product as an educational resource for Schools, Colleges and Universities.
To present the quality of this product the example picture shows a close up surface section from George Bradshaw’s New Railway Map of Great Britain and Ireland from 1852 showing all the Railway Stations.
Coloured 400 piece jigsaw (approx 47cm x 32cm).Produced on a 1.5mm millboard and supplied in a cardboard box, pieces come sealed in a plastic bag. A superb jigsaw for anyone interested in local history of the area you live or their family originate from. As the jigsaws are unique and not mass produced they make a fantastic gift.
Your choice of Map Image will be printed onto a supreme quality 410gsm cotton canvas and then assembled by hand, the canvas being stretched around a 20mm deep, kiln dried pine wood frame. This product creates a stunning effect, especially with our more historic maps, making them focal points both in terms of their artistic beauty and historical intrigue.
Your Choice of Map Image will be printed onto high quality 120gsm heavyweight coated paper. The print is then permanently bonded between two sheets of resilient, flexible, crystal clear plastic, providing a virtually indestructible finish which will protect your map for many years to come, an ideal product for educational type institutions.
Framed Laminated Maps
Your Choice of Map Image will be printed onto high quality 120gsm heavyweight coated paper. The print is then permanently bonded between two sheets of resilient, flexible, crystal clear plastic, providing a virtually indestructible finish which will protect your map for many years to come. For the ultimate in presentation your map is mounted on lightweight board and individually hand framed with a high quality dark wood edging. The map will arrive ready to display and includes an easy hanging kit. This is a most popular option, particularly with schools and offices (quality product that requires no glass) and excellent value for money.
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