This is a selection of some beautiful antique maps with a special old and somewhat grungy look in some cases. These maps have been scanned from originals keeping the creases, foldsand old paper look that make them so good looking.
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Click on each image to go to the medium resolution map download page. On that page you will have the chance to see the full version of the map at 800px wide. If you want to download themall at once and in a much higher resolution, a small donation is requested to cover the bandwidth usage fees. Scroll down to the end of the page to donate and get your full set of high resolution old maps in a single compressed .zip file.
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