Links to a hand-picked selection of other map-related websites, and a list of useful map-related books and publications, most of which have been consulted - and re-consulted - during the making of this website. Some books listed below may be out of print, in which case you may find a copy in a second hand book shop or on internet auction sites.
Map publishers

Ordnance Survey
National mapping agency of Great Britain.

Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland
National mapping agency of Northern Ireland.

Ordnance Survey Ireland
National mapping agency of the Republic of Ireland.

Cassini Maps (formerly Timeline Maps)
Publishers of reprinted & re-scaled OS 1-inch Old Series, Revised New Series and Popular Edition Maps.

Map dealers & other places to buy maps

Guidepost
Friendly business based in Notts. Free UK postage on folded maps, generous discount as standard.

David Archer Maps
Dealer with large stock of out-of-print maps, based nr. Newtown. Also a publisher of map-related books.

Amazon.co.uk
Online shop selling books, Ordnance Survey and other maps, and much more besides.

eBay UK
Always a wide range of new and old Ordnance Survey and other maps up for auction.

Map information websites

The Charles Close Society for the Study of Ordnance Survey Maps
Society dedicated to the study of Ordnance Survey maps and publications.

Charles Close Society Sheetfinder
Tool for finding any OS map covering an area. (Based on FieldenMaps.info Co-ordinate Converter)

OS Leisure Map summary lists
Listings of map editions of current and recent OS map series - maintained by Lez Watson.

Ordnancemaps Yahoo! Group
Discussion group for subjects relating to Ordnance Survey maps. Useful if you have any questions!

Books
Map Cover Art
AuthorJohn Paddy Browne
PublisherOrdnance Survey [1991]
ISBN0-319-00234-9
Ordnance Survey Maps - a descriptive manual
AuthorJ B Harley
PublisherOrdnance Survey [1975]
ISBN-
Ordnance Survey Maps - a concise guide for historians
AuthorRichard Oliver
PublisherCharles Close Society [2nd Edn. 2005]
ISBN1-870598-24-5
Ordnance Survey Small-Scale Maps - Indexes: 1801-1998
AuthorRoger Hellyer
PublisherDavid Archer [1999]
ISBN0-9517579-5-4
A guide to the Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 First Series
AuthorRoger Hellyer & Richard Oliver
PublisherCharles Close Society [2003]
ISBN1-870598-20-2
The Birth of the Modern Ordnance Survey Small-Scale Map - The Revised New Series colour printed one-inch map of England and Wales 1897-1914
AuthorTim Nicholson
PublisherCharles Close Society [2002]
ISBN1-870598-19-9
A guide to the Ordnance Survey one-inch Third Edition maps, in colour
AuthorRoger Hellyer & Richard Oliver
PublisherCharles Close Society [2004]
ISBN1-870598-21-0
Popular Maps - The Ordnance Survey Popular Edition One-Inch Map of England and Wales 1919-1926
AuthorYolande Hodson
PublisherCharles Close Society [1999]
ISBN1-870598-15-6
A guide to the Ordnance Survey one-inch Fifth Edition
AuthorRichard Oliver
PublisherCharles Close Society [3rd Edn. 2000]
ISBN1-870598-17-2
A guide to the Ordnance Survey one-inch New Popular Edition
AuthorRichard Oliver
PublisherCharles Close Society [2000]
ISBN1-870598-18-0
A guide to the Ordnance Survey one-inch Seventh Series
AuthorRichard Oliver
PublisherCharles Close Society [2nd Edn. 2004]
ISBN1-870598-23-7
Military Maps - the one-inch series of Great Britain and Ireland
AuthorRoger Hellyer & Richard Oliver
PublisherCharles Close Society [2004]
ISBN1-870598-22-9
Journals
Sheetlines
The journal of the Charles Close Society for the Study of Ordnance Survey Maps, currently published thrice per year.
PublisherCharles Close Society [1981- ]
ISSN0962-8207

Page last updated: 25 April 2012