RICHARD NICHOLSON of CHESTER

A World of Antique Maps and Prints

Antique Maps of Northamptonshire

James Pepper
My Image

All the Maps on this Page are Guaranteed to be Genuine Early Specimens

CLICKING ON THE ILLUSTRATION BRINGS UP A LARGE IMAGE. DOUBLE CLICK ON THIS TO MAGNIFY OR USE THE + AND x SYMBOLS TO OPEN AND CLOSE
MINIMUM ORDER FIFTEEN POUNDS
  •  Road Map Tamesford to Peterborough, John Owen & Emanuel Bowen, 1756

    Road Map Tamesford to Peterborough, John Owen & Emanuel Bowen, 1756

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

ROAD MAP

11651 Road Map Tamesford to Peterborough, John Owen & Emanuel Bowen, 1756. Price: 23.00

Plate 101/102 Strip road map. On one side the uncoloured route Tamesford, St.Neotts, Bugde, Stilton, Peterborough. Hand coloured. On side 101 part of a description of London with baroque cartouche, uncoloured. 4 1/2 x 7 inches. Good condition.

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, T. Badeslade and W. H. Toms, 1742

    Northamptonshire, T. Badeslade and W. H. Toms, 1742

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

26846 Northamptonshire, T. Badeslade and W. H. Toms, 1742. Price: 46.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. An interesting small engraved map of the country. To the left of the map is a panel with a list of towns and their market and fair days. 5 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Hand coloured. Good condition.

From Chorographia Britanniae

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, T. Badeslade and W. H. Toms, 1742

    Northamptonshire, T. Badeslade and W. H. Toms, 1742

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

SHOWS MARKET AND FAIR DAYS

26847 Northamptonshire, T. Badeslade and W. H. Toms, 1742. Price: 46.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. An interesting small engraved map of the country. To the left of the map is a panel with a list of towns and their market and fair days. 5 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Hand coloured. Good condition.

From Chorographia Britanniae

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, John Seller, 1787

    Northamptonshire, John Seller, 1787

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

26850 Northamptonshire, John Seller, 1787. Price: 33.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
An engraved map of the county with title panel. 5 x 4 inches. Hand coloured. Description beneath and continuing on verso. Good condition.

From Grose's Antiquities

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, Joshua Archer, c.1845

    Northamptonshire, Joshua Archer, c.1845

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

28103 Northamptonshire, Joshua Archer, c.1845. Price: 10.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. An engraved county map divided into hundreds. 924/09/2014 Post Free U8 x 7 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.

From Dugdales England and Wales Delineated

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, Archibald Fullarton, c.1840

    Northamptonshire, Archibald Fullarton, c.1840

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

28735 Northamptonshire, Archibald Fullarton, c.1840. Price: 17.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. A detailed engraved map of the county embellished with a vignette view of Northampton. Title, scale, list of hundreds and compass pointer. 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches. Uncoloured. Lightly toned otherwise good condition.

From The Parliamentary Gazetteer

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850

    Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

DECORATIVE

29693 Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850. Price: 39.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. A decorative Victorian map of the county. Embellished with gothic architecture, a vignette view of Queen's Cross and inset views of Northampton, Peterborough Cathedral and Althorpe House. Coats of arms. 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches. Uncoloured. Good clean condition.

From Barclay’s Dictionary

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, J. Cole and G. Roper, c.1842

    Northamptonshire, J. Cole and G. Roper, c.1842

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

29673 Northamptonshire, J. Cole and G. Roper, c.1842. Price: 9.50

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. An engraved county map. Explanation and list of hundreds. 9 x 6 3/4 inches. Uncoloured. The later edition of this map first published in 1810. Good condition.

From Dugdale’s Curiosities of Great Britain
MINIMUM ORDER FIFTEEN POUNDS

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, Joshua Archer, c.1845

    Northamptonshire, Joshua Archer, c.1845

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

29959 Northamptonshire, Joshua Archer, c.1845. Price: 9.50

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. An engraved county map divided into hundreds. 9 x 7 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.

From Dugdales England and Wales Delineated.
MINIMUM ORDER FIFTEEN POUNDS

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850

    Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

DECORATIVE

30025 Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850. Price: 42.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. A decorative Victorian map of the county. Embellished with gothic architecture, a vignette view of Queen's Cross and inset views of Northampton, Peterborough Cathedral and Althorpe House. Coats of arms. 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches. Hand coloured . In a maroon sun mount and framed some years ago in a rubbed gilt moulding which is still in good condition.

From Barclay’s Dictionary.

This map is only available to customers who can collect from Christleton
  •  Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850

    Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

DECORATIVE

30026 Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850. Price: 62.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. A decorative Victorian map of the county. Embellished with gothic architecture, a vignette view of Queen's Cross and inset views of Northampton, Peterborough Cathedral and Althorpe House. Coats of arms. 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches. Attractive and well executed hand colouring. In an ivory tint sunk mount with wash and line border.

From Barclay’s Dictionary.

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northern Northamptonshire, George Washington Bacon, c.1896

    Northern Northamptonshire, George Washington Bacon, c.1896

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

30183 Northern Northamptonshire, George Washington Bacon, c.1896. Price: 13.50

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REVISED ACCORDING TO THE LATEST ORDNANCE SURVEY. ORDNANCE SURVEY. DIVIDED INTO 5 MILE SQUARES. A good detailed late 19th century colour printed map of the northern half of the county. Shows the railways and Parliamentary Divisions. 18 x 12 inches. Good condition.
MINIMUM ORDER FIFTEEN POUNDS

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, George Cole and John Roper, 1810

    Northamptonshire, George Cole and John Roper, 1810

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

EARLY HAND COLOURING - WITH ORIGINAL TEXT

30525 Northamptonshire, George Cole and John Roper, 1810. Price: 30.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. A good detailed engraved map of the county divided into hundreds. Bears the publishers imprint dated of 1807. Explanation. 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches. Original wash and outline hand colouring. Good condition. Straight from the atlas and not sold as a single map before. With original page of descriptive text.

From The British Atlas

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, John Cary, 1793

    Northamptonshire, John Cary, 1793

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

EARLY HAND COLOURING - WITH ORIGINAL TEXT

30611 Northamptonshire, John Cary, 1793. Price: 34.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. An good detailed engraved of the county with the coach roads. Title panel with compass rose. 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Imprint of the publisher John Cary dated 1793 beneath the map. With this map is the original page of descriptive text relating to the county. Original outline hand colouring. Good clean condition. Straight from the atlas and not sold as a single map before.

From Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850

    Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

DECORATIVE

30626 Northamptonshire, Thomas Moule, c.1850. Price: 30.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. A decorative Victorian map of the county. Embellished with gothic architecture, a vignette view of Queen's Cross and inset views of Northampton, Peterborough Cathedral and Althorpe House. Coats of arms. 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches. Uncoloured. Some soiling on verso and some marginal nicks.

From Barclay’s Dictionary

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, John Cary, 1809.

    Northamptonshire, John Cary, 1809.

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

EARLY HAND COLOURING - WITH ORIGINAL TEXT

30716 Northamptonshire, John Cary, 1809. Price: 36.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. A good engraved map of the county. Title panel with compass rose. Publisher’s imprint beneath dated 1809. 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Attractive original outline hand colouring. Good condition. With this map is the original pages of descriptive text. Straight from the atlas and not sold as a single map before.

From Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, James Pigot / Isaac Slater, c.1857

    Northamptonshire, James Pigot / Isaac Slater, c.1857

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

EARLY HAND COLOURING

30790 Northamptonshire, James Pigot / Isaac Slater, c.1857. Price: 62.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. An engraved map of the county with title, scale, explanation and list of hundreds. Embellished with an uncoloured view of Peterborough Cathedal. 8 3/4 x 14 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Original outline hand colouring. On stout paper. Good undamaged condition.

From Isaac Slater’s New British Atlas

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, John Cary 1793

    Northamptonshire, John Cary 1793

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

PROVENANCE: FROM THE LIBRARY OF JOHN HOBSON MATTHEWS

30873 Northamptonshire, John Cary 1793. Price: 36.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. A detailed and well engraved map of the county with original outline hand colouring. 10 x 8 inches. Publisher's imprint beneath dated 1793. Original outline hand colouring. Some of the town names are underlined in red. With the original page of descriptive text.

From Cary's New and Correct English Atlas
The significance of some towns being underlined in red is given by the previous owner of the atlas John Hobson Matthews by means of a manuscript note in red ink he has added at the start of the atlas. He says
The places underlined in red ink are those in which a Catholic mission has been established between the era of the Reformation and the year 1840
John Hobson Matthews
John Hobson Matthews (1858 - 1914) Born in Croydon in 1858. Educated at schools at Blackheath and Cambridge. Worked for a shipping firm in Malta. A good linguist he was a Roman Catholic historian, archivist and solicitor. You will find more details about him here in the Dictionary of Welsh Biography.

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, Edward Langley and William Belch, 1820

    Northamptonshire, Edward Langley and William Belch, 1820

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

FOR THE MAP COLLECTOR

30933 Northamptonshire, Edward Langley and William Belch, 1820. Price: 56.00

LANGLEY’S NEW MAP OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. An engraved map of the county. In the bottom right hand corner is a vignette view of Peterborough Cathedral. The title appears above the map. Beneath the map is the publishers imprint Printed and Published by Langley & Belch, No. 173 High Street, Borough, London, Decr. 1st, 1817. 10 x 6 3/4 inches. Manuscript number 27 in the top right hand corner. Original outline and wash hand colouring. Some light soiling with a little speckled foxing mainly in blank margins. No tears or repairs.

From Langley’s New County Atlas of England and Wales

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, John Cary 1793

    Northamptonshire, John Cary 1793

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

30997 Northamptonshire, John Cary 1793. Price: 36.00

WILTSHIRE. A detailed engraved map of the county. Title panel and compass rose combined. Cary's imprint beneath dated 1793. 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Centre fold. Old manuscript numbering in blank margin 164 and 165. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From Cary’s New and Correct English Atlas

TITLEPAGE AND ANNOTATED CONTENTS PAGE

  •  New and Correct English Atlas

    New and Correct English Atlas

  •  Hobsons Fox Hunting Atlas List of Hunts

    Hobsons Fox Hunting Atlas List of Hunts

POST FREE IN THE UK

Hobson's Fox Hunting Atlas
  •  Northamptonshire - Fox Hunting, John and Charles Walker, 1851

    Northamptonshire - Fox Hunting, John and Charles Walker, 1851

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

VICTORIAN FOX HUNTING MAP

31054 Northamptonshire - Fox Hunting, John and Charles Walker, 1851. Price: 46.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. A good detailed lithograph map of the county from Hobson's Fox Hunting Atlas showing the places of the Meeting of the Hounds. 15 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Co. Paternoster Row, London. Original outline hand colouring. Fine condition. Straight from the atlas so has not been sold as a single map before.

Shows Earl Fitzwilliam, Pytchley, Oakley and Lord Southampton Hunts

Provenance: George Hayhurst - Royal Fusiliers and Henry H. France

TITLEPAGE AND LIST OF HUNTS

  •  Hobson Fox Hunting Atlas Titlepage

    Hobson Fox Hunting Atlas Titlepage

  •  Hobsons Fox Hunting Atlas List of Hunts

    Hobsons Fox Hunting Atlas List of Hunts

  •  Northamptonshire, T.Badesladed and W. H.Toms 1742

    Northamptonshire, T.Badesladed and W. H.Toms 1742

Published in the Reign of George II

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE II
1727 - 1760

My Image

Like all the maps on this page
GUARANTEED
to be a genuine early specimen

SHOWS MARKET AND FAIR DAYS

31106 Northamptonshire, Thomas Badeslade and William Henry Toms, 1742. Price: 44.00

A MAP OF NORFOLK N. EAST FROM LONDON. A delightful small engraved map of the county with scale and compass rose. To the left of the map is a panel providing information on Members of Parliament and listing the major towns with the Market and Fair Days. 5 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Publisher’s imprint beneath dated 1742 with the names of Thomas Badeslade the surveyor and W. H. Toms the engraver. Nice good clean condition.

From Chorographia Britanniae
Provenance: In 1925 the atlas was owned by A. P. Hamilton
  •  Chorographia Britanniae 1742

    Chorographia Britanniae 1742

  •  Chorographia Britanniae 1742 Dedication

    Chorographia Britanniae 1742 Dedication

It is interesting to note that the atlas was intended for the use of his Majesty King George I for his intended tour through England and Wales. He died on June 11th, 1727. The dedication is to Frederick Prince of Wales, son of George II born February 1st, 1707 and who died on March 31st, 1751 at Kew.

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, Joshua Archer, c.1845

    Northamptonshire, Joshua Archer, c.1845

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

31220 Northamptonshire, Joshua Archer, c.1845. Price: 9.50

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. An engraved county map divided into hundreds. 9 x 7 inches. Uncoloured. Slight creasing in centre fold otherwise good condition. From Dugdales England and Wales Delineated.
MINIMUM ORDER FIFTEEN POUNDS

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire John Cary 1787

    Northamptonshire John Cary 1787

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

FIRST EDITION - EARLY HAND COLOURING

31295 Northamptonshire, John Cary 1787. Price: 37.00

RUTLANDSHIRE. The FIRST EDITION of this detailed engraved map of the county. Title panel and compass rose combined. Cary's imprint beneath dated 1787. 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From Cary’s New and Correct English Atlas

THE SUBSCRIBERS TO THE FIRST EDITION

If you are thinking of buying this map you may be interested to see this list of the original subscribers to Cary's New and Correct English Atlas first published in 1787. It makes interesting reading and might even include one of your relatives.

  •  New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  •  New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  •  New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  •  New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  •  New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  •  New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire, Reuben Ramble 1845

    Northamptonshire, Reuben Ramble 1845

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

EARLY HAND COLOURING

FOR THE MAP COLLECTOR

31376 Northamptonshire, Reuben Ramble, c.1845. Price: 80.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. An uncommon lithograph miniature map of the county surrounded by a wide border of vignette views of local scenes including Peterborough Cathedral, Execution of Queen of Scots and a Deer Park. The maps first appeared in Miller’s New Miniature Atlas published in 1810. The decorative views were added and the maps republished by Darton & Clark in “Reuben Ramble’s Travels Through the Counties of England” in 1844. 5 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches. This is the size of overall area and not the contained map. Original hand colouring. With this map is the original double sided page of text describing the county.

Reuben Ramble was a pseudonym of the Reverend Samuel Clark (1810 - 1875). The Rector of Eaton-Bishop in Herefordshire and later a curate in Northamptonshire. He wrote geography books for children being in partnership with the publisher William Darton from c.1836 to 1843. Many copies of Reuben Ramble's Travels will no doubt have been lost over the years through mistreatment by children. I have seen specimens with drawings, scribbles and doodles during the time I have been dealing in maps. A whimsical addition for your map collection.

POST FREE IN THE UK

  •  Northamptonshire Carington Bowles, 1785

    Northamptonshire Carington Bowles, 1785

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

  •  Sir H. George Fordham

    Sir H. George Fordham

EARLY HAND COLOURING

FOR THE MAP COLLECTOR

31438 Northamptonshire, Carington Bowles, 1785. Price: 75.00

BOWLES’S NEW MEDIUM MAP OF NORTHAMPTON SHIRE DIVIDED INTO ITS HUNDREDS.. A good detailed late 18th century map of the county. The title appears within a circular panel bearing the imprint of Carington Bowles No. 69 in St. Paul’s Church Yard. Beneath the map is a further imprint Published as the Act directs, 3 Jan. 1785. Around the map are interesting engraved notes pertaining to the county. 8 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches. Explanation and scale. Original outline hand colouring. Superb clean condition having been taken straight from the atlas and not sold previously as a single map.

From Bowles’s New Medium English Atlas. The maps in this atlas are based on the maps by Emanuel and Thomas Bowen in their Atlas Anglicanus. The title cartouche has been changed as well as the addition of the distance in miles from London shown by some town names.

Provenance

  •  Titlepage

    Titlepage

  •  Signature

    Signature

This map comes from an atlas which was once in the library of the renowned carto-bibliographer Sir Herbert George Fordham (1854 - 1929). He was the first to attempt the systematic cataloguing of the maps of an English county. Born on 9th May 1854 at Odsey, a manor on the borders of Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire sold to the Fordham family in 1793 by the 5th Duke of Devonshire. The flyleaf of the atlas was signed H.George Fordham, Odsey, 1925. Further reading: Map Collectors' Circle No. 51: Sir H.George Fordham Carto-bibliographer by J. M. Henshall.

The atlas was later in the library of Professor Eva Germaine Remington Taylor (1879 - 1966) Distinguished geographer. Presented after her death to Birbeck College, University of London. Sold by their order at Sotheby's, London and purchased by Richard Nicholson

POST FREE IN THE UK

ENJOY THE SLENDOUR OF THE MAGNIFICENT 17TH CENTURY MAPS BY

THE BLAEU FAMILY

Back in in the 1960's I was fortunate to buy my first set of atlases by Joan Blaeu. It was in fact an incomplete set of seven volumes all bound in contemporary Dutch cream calf decorated with gold. The colouring was superb and in a way unique in that if I see any Blaeu maps now I would be able to identify whether they came from this same set. I bought the atlases at a well know London auction house having set off early that morning on the train from Chester. These were the days before the hated buyer's premium arrived. In fact if you were able to buy the atlases today at auction the buyer's premium alone would probably be about the price I paid for the set. I remember struggling back to Euston station with the volumes and was so protective that I would not even let the porter help me along the platform and onto the train. The atlases were later split and brought a lot of pleasure to a lot of my customers.

You can enjoy looking at these remarkable engraved maps of most parts of the world via a series of reproduction atlases produced in full colour

Excellent Book for the County Map Collector

If you can find a copy

When I started collecting and selling maps back in the 1960's there were very few reference books on antique maps. The first book I remember buying was Maps and Mapmakers by R. V. Tooley. Full of wonderful information but over the years there were periods when it was out of print. The Antique Collectors Club used to produce a large range of books on all kinds of antiques and in 1983 BRITISH COUNTY MAPS by YASHA BERISINER was published. To the best of my knowledge there has not been another book like it published. A most useful and informative work and essential for the avid county map collector. I think there was just the one edition. If you can get hold of a copy at a reasonable price my advice would be - Buy it. There is a link below that will search Amazon for copies on sale.

My well used copy pictured on the right still has its distinctive red cover illustrating Cambridgeshire by John Speed. The county I was born in.

British County Maps by Yasha Beresiner

AN ANTIQUE MAP OR PRINT MAKES A VERY SPECIAL RETIREMENT GIFT

RICHARD NICHOLSON of CHESTER

Stoneydale
Pepper Street
Christleton
Chester
CH3 7AG

Telephone
01244 336004

International
44 1244 336004

Richard Nicholson

I have been buying and selling antique maps since the early 1960's during which time I had a gallery in Watergate Street, Chester for 30 years. I am now able to offer through my websites a personal service to map and print collectors.

James Pepper
Nicholson Seal
All the maps are guaranteed to be genuine early specimens

Frequently Asked Questions

Are the maps old or are they just copies of old maps?
The maps are all genuine early specimens published in or around the year stated. A guarantee label is provided with each map.
How quickly are order sent off?
Orders are dealt quickly. Orders received in the morning are usually sent off the same day as I receive them. Failing this it is usually the next day.
Is map number --- available?
The web site is updated daily and sold items are removed so it is most likely that the map is available. You can always email me to check availability
What currency are your prices in?
All the prices on my web sites are in English pounds or pounds sterling.
What is the best way to pay?
There is a Shopping Cart for most of the maps to pay by PayPal. The best way is to email me to check a map is available then pay the total amount to my bank account and advise me you have done so. Telephone orders using your Mastercard or Visa Card are also welcome. Overseas customers may find the PayPal Cart the easiest way to by. The reason I prefer the bank payment method is simply because the charges to me are far less than the other methods.
Can I call and see the maps?
I am sorry, no. I had a map and print shop in the centre of Chester for 30 years. Since closing the shop the business is postal only except for the few maps that are available only for collection from Christleton.
How many copies do you have of each map?
I only have one specimen of each map offered. If I had a second similar specimen it would be offered separately under a different reference number.
Antique Maps of Northamptonshire, England - Richard Nicholson