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Added 1 July 2020
FOR SALE, from David Archer at
New for this month's list :

  • Archaeological maps
  • Scottish one-inch First, Second and Third Editions
  • Tourist and District maps
  • Irish quarter-inch
  • Reference books

Please click here for the detailed list.

Another list will be added on the 1st August 2020.

Added 2 May 2020
Remaining unsold books from the collection of the late Ian O'Brien.
The Honorary Secretary of The Society had originally intended to have a table at the Lincoln AGM with the Society's remaining unsold books from the collection of the late Ian O'Brien. Because there will be no map market this year and because he understands some Members have been reduced to reading the list of ingredients on their cornflakes packets, he has produced this PDF list listing of cartographic books and atlases.
In the interest of simplicity, prices include UK P&P. Please contact him on for bank transfer details if you wish to purchase anything.

Added 25 April 2020
Travel Clock. Ordnance Survey branded.
As new, all original packaging, but heavy. Box about 3” X 3” X 1”, clock only smidge smaller. Yours for £20.
Contact Alan Fair (746) on or 01730 267991 for details, pictures or to snap up a bargain.

Added 16 April 2020
WANTED: Any (most) Cardiganshire County Series 25" plans.
Any condition considered. Also may be interested in Quarter sheet 6" plans of Cardiganshire.
Please contact Martin Loach on or 01974 261736 if you are interested. His location is Ceredigion, West Wales.

Added 10 April 2020
From Andrew Turner
I have been given 150 maps to dispose of from the estate of, I believe, a geography lecturer.
Would any Member be interested in anything on the lists below? All are "free to good home" for collection or the cost of postage (while I can post individual maps any bulk dispatch may need to wait until after the "lockdown".) I'm located at Marlbrook, Bromsgrove, Worcs, B60 1DT if you want to collect.
Most of the maps are in well-used but otherwise decent condition (there are variations in both directions from this average). A very few have been wrongly folded in the past; some are annotated very neatly in ball-point; most have a name on the cover.
These lists are very much "Errors & Omissions Excepted" - if details are vital please check with me for particular maps. Printers' (?) letters "A", "B" and so on are only shown for the main 1" list. These maps are being offered to other people, so may not all be available.

Added 27 February 2020
1:50,000 1st and 2nd Series Maps available for collection.
A member of the Ramblers Association has around 100 1st and 2nd Series 1:50,000 maps from the 1970s that they want to move on.
They ask only for a donation to charity, and for them to be collected in person rather than be posted out.
If you're interested, please contact Anne Jones via email to discuss further and arrange collection.

Added 16 February 2020
Populars, Fifths, Sevenths, Landrangers, Explorers & Barts 100k.
FOR SALE: OS. Pops, Fifths, Sevenths, Land Rangers, Explorers, Barts 100k.
Fellow Members, I have several items for sale in EXCELLENT condition in the above categories.
If you have any please contact me to see the specific maps for sale or your general Wants list:

NEEDS: Pops, Fifths, Sevenths, Land Rangers, Explorors, Barts 100k.
I am looking for anyone who may be able to fill some gaps in my collections above.
If you have any OS maps in excellent condition only in the above series, please get in touch directly to me stating items for sale:

Dr. Iain Taylor (#61)

Added 20 January 2020
Free to collect from the Bristol area.
I have a large swatch of assorted sheet maps looking for a good home. These are a real mixed bunch, mostly paper but some on cloth and almost all colour and include examples of:
(1) plates from the Atlas of England & Wales such as the Bathy-orographical maps of England and Wales (1:700,000), of the British Isles (1:900,000), Population density maps and Vegetation & Agricultural maps. Not dated but c.1910
(2) GSGS sheets (eg GSGS 2738 of France etc, 1943, GSGS4346 of Budapest, Bari, Rhodes etc 1944)
(3) Sheets from the Philips Large School Maps (England and Wales) 1:375,000
(4) 1” Popular edition Scotland
(5) 1” Land Utilisation maps (Stow on the Wold, Gloucester)
(6) Various 6” and 1:10,000 maps – at least 25 assorted English and Scottish
(7) Various Bartholemew’s ½”
(8) OS ¼” 3rd edition Scotland, Islands
(9) OS Special District (Relief) map Cotswolds 1933
(10) Plus many international maps, eg Papua & New Guinea, Marquesas Islands (c 1899), NEPAL, Nicaragua, South Pole
(11) Geological maps, inc Canada 1”, South Africa, Morocco
Available free to anyone interested but must be collected (near Bristol). Email if you're interested.