What is your return policy if I am not satisfied with my purchase?

If you are not satisfied with a purchase for any reason, you may return the item within 14 days of receipt for a full refund (or purchase credit, if you prefer). For a detailed description of our return policy, ...

What are common condition defects?

Unfortunately, maps are not always in perfect condition (i.e. in the same state as when published). What are the issues to look at when considering the purchase of a map?

How many maps were printed?

This is a very common question and not one that is easily answered. The scientific research on old map production is in fact not so old and goes back only a few decades. In only a few instances has research ...

What’s the meaning of “original”?

As with the word 'copy', confusion sometimes arises over the accepted definition of the term 'original' - particularly when it is used to describe a subsequent reissue of a map.

What’s in a date?

Many maps mention a date. This date does not necessarily refer to the actual date of the relevant map. They refer to the first year of issuance of the map, possible in an earlier version of the atlas. Many ...

Which factors determine a map’s price?

As you will see from our website, maps can range in price from a few hundred euros to many thousands.  So what determines the price of a map?  The answer is that there is no single factor but a ...

Do you purchase maps?

Yes.  Our stock has come from a variety of sources, but, increasingly, we are buying from private individuals.