Ordnance Survey books : New copies

We try to stock every book about OS maps that we think are useful to collectors, and those who use Ordnance Survey maps.

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. Artillery’s astrologers : a history of British survey and mapping on the Western Front, 1914-1918. Peter Chasseaud. A definitive study. 558pp illus. bibliog. 1999. New copy. 50.00
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. 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. Tim Nicholson. An introductory essay and selective cartobibliography of this beautiful series. Good value. 104pp illus. 4pp colour plates bibliog. 2002. New copy. 10.00
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. A guide to the Ordnance Survey one-inch Fifth Edition. Richard Oliver. New Third edition, with full map listing. 48pp. 2000. New copy. 4.50
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. A guide to the Ordnance Survey one-inch New Popular Edition. Richard Oliver. New edition, with full map listing. 60pp. 2000. New copy. 5.00
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. A guide to the Ordnance Survey one-inch Popular Edition of Scotland. Richard Oliver. Introductory essay and full listing of pre- and post-war maps. 44pp. 2000. New copy. 4.00
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. A guide to the Ordnance Survey one-inch Third Edition maps, in colour. Roger Hellyer and Richard Oliver. A full history and listing of states of the Third Edition, coloured illustrations of maps and covers, index diagrams and chronology make this an essential work. viii 160pp illus. bibliog. 2004. New copy. 12.50
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. An illustrated history of 250 years of Military Survey. Yolande Hodson and Alan Gordon. Full colour, well illustrated history of the MOD mapping section. Nice. 40pp illus. 1997. New copy. 6.00
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. A list of Ordnance Survey catalogues, publication reports & other publications [in the Bodleian Library]. Compiled by Nigel James. 94pp. 1993. New copy. 4.00
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. Map cover art : a pictorial history of Ordnance Survey cover illustrations. John Paddy Browne. Very popular with everyone. 144pp illus. bibliog. 1991. New copy. 15.00
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. The map makers : a history of Stanfords. Peter Whitfield. Well illustrated. 128pp. 2003. New copy. 9.99
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. Map making in the Tower of London : Ordnance Survey’s early years. A well illustrated exhibition catalogue with very informative text by Yolande Hodson. 48pp. 1991. New copy. 2.50
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. The maps of the Ordnance Survey : a mid-Victorian view. H.R. Sankey. A collection of articles from the 1888 volume of Engineering, giving a detailed description of the technical processes in map production. With an introduction by Ian Mumford. 36pp illus. 1995. New copy. 5.00
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. Michelin maps of the British Isles 1914-c.1934. Cyril Everard. The first history and analysis of this fascinating series. Well illustrated. 104pp illus. bibliog. 1999. New copy. 8.50
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. The Old Series Ordnance Survey maps of England and Wales. Superb reproductions of early states of the first Ordnance Survey maps. Only one volume is now in print. Harry Margary.
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. Used copies of volumes 1-8 are sometimes available. Please see section : Ordnance Survey books : Used copies.
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. Vol. 6 : Wales. lviii, 107pp illus. 1992. New copy. 36.00
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. Ordnance Survey maps : a concise guide for historians. Richard Oliver. The standard work on Ordnance Survey maps for those who use them for research. 2nd edition, revised and expanded. 256pp illus. bibliog. 2005. New copy. 17.50
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. Popular maps : the Ordnance Survey Popular Edition one-inch map of England and Wales 1919-1926. Yolande Hodson. Destined to become a classic work and example of how to write the history of a map series. Full of information, easy to read and very well illustrated. Various check lists. xv 411pp illus. bibliog. 1999. New copy. 30.00
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. The ten-mile maps of the Ordnance Surveys. Roger Hellyer. Essential reading for all with a wide interest in Ordnance Survey maps. Valuable for railway details. 214pp illus. 1992. New copy. 17.95

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