A Unique Digital Collection
of over 40,000
Old, Antique and Historic Maps
Dating From c1500

The L Brown Collection is the largest, privately owned collection of digital historic maps in the world. 
It is owned and curated by Leslie Brown who resides in Dublin, Ireland. 
All images displayed on this website are protected by copyright and are not for download. 

The map images uploaded to this site are smaller, and with much lower quality resolution than the originals. 
Large digital prints of all maps are available to purchase as high quality prints from €59 to €99
including taxes and shipping on our buy maps page

A Unique Digital Collection
of over 40,000
Old, Antique and Historic Maps
Dating From c1500

The L Brown Collection is the largest, privately owned collection of digital historic maps in the world. It is owned and curated by Leslie Brown who resides in Dublin, Ireland. 
All images displayed on this website are protected by copyright and are not for download. 

The map images uploaded to this site are smaller, and with much lower quality resolution than the originals. Large digital prints of all maps are available to purchase as high quality prints from €59 to €99 including taxes and shipping on our 
buy maps page

Leslie Brown

starting curating his private collection of Digital Historic Maps over 30 years ago. This website has been created to show the collection to the world. 

The maps cover Ireland, Britain, Europe, America and the Rest of the World. 
The Collection also includes an extensive set of unique historic atlases covering both World Maps, Nautical Charts, Astronomical and Astrological maps, Town Plans etc.
The time span of the Collection extends through the 16th to the 20th centuries.

The Map Collection 

The collection has been
divided into four sections 
Ireland
Britain
World
Atlases

NOTE:

The L Brown Collection is very extensive and we are in the process of uploading every map to this website. Under each individual heading below, the so far completed galleries containing maps, are highlighted in brown text. Galleries pending upload are shown in grey text.

 

 

PURCHASE:

Should you wish to purchase a digital print of any map
just click this text BUY MAP

The Map Collection 

The collection has been divided into four sections 
Ireland
Britain
World
Atlases

NOTE:

The L Brown Collection is very extensive and we are in the process of uploading every map to this website. Under each individual heading below, the so far completed galleries containing maps, are highlighted in brown text. Galleries pending upload are shown in grey text.

PURCHASE:

Should you wish to purchase a digital print of any map
just click this text BUY MAP

IRELAND MAPS

Click any title below

COUNTY AND PROVINCES
Ireland and Counties - Petty
Ireland and Counties - Petty
Ireland and Counties - Grierson 1732
Ireland and Counties - Grierson 1823
Ireland and Counties - Scale
Ireland and Counties - Moll
Ireland and Counties - Lewis
Ireland and Counties - Richards

Bog Maps
Grand Jury Maps Antrim
Grand Jury Maps Armagh
Grand Jury Maps Clare
Grand Jury Maps Donegal
Grand Jury Maps Galway
Grand Jury Maps Kildare
Grand Jury Maps Laois
Grand Jury Maps Londonderry
Grand Jury Maps Longford
Grand Jury Maps Louth
Grand Jury Maps Mayo
Grand Jury Maps Meath
Grand Jury Maps Monaghan
Grand Jury Maps Tyrone
Grand Jury Maps Waterford
Grand Jury Maps Wexford
Grand Jury Maps Wicklow

DED/CNG Maps
Municipal Boundary Commission Part 1
Municipal Boundary Commission Part 2
Railway Maps
Special Maps
GSGS4610 British Military Maps Part 1 sh 301-339
GSGS4610 British Military Maps Part 2 sh 340-376
GSGS 3906 British Military Maps
Ireland-GSGS-3906 1:25000 1940 Part 1  02-03-N3 to 08-03-SW
Ireland-GSGS-3906 1:25000 1940 Part 2  08-05-NE to 11-03-SW
Ireland-GSGS-3906 125000 1940 Part 3  11-05-NE to 11-37-SW
Ireland-GSGS-3906 125000 1940 Part 4  14-03-NE to 14-31-SW
Ireland-GSGS-3906 125000 1940 Part 5  14-33-NE to 17-29-SW
Ireland-GSGS-3906 125000 1940 Part 6  17-31-NE to 20-21-SW
Ireland-GSGS-3906 125000 1940 Part 7  20-23-NE to 23-15-SW
Ireland-GSGS-3906 125000 1940 Part 8  23-17-NE to 26-09-SW
Ireland-GSGS-3906 125000 1940 Part 9  26-11-NE to 26-39-SW
Ireland-GSGS-3906 125000 1940 Part 10 26-41-NE to 29-33-SW
Ireland-GSGS-3906 125000 1940 Part 11 29-35-NE to 35-37-SW

Town Plans

WORLD MAPS

Click any title below

Roman Empire

European Town Plans Part 1
European Town Plans Part 2
Germany Provinces - Bohemia
Germany Provinces - Austria
Germany Provinces - Saxony
Germany Provinces - Swabia
Britain, Ireland, London
Netherlands
Sweden, Denmark
Poland, Turkey

North America
South America

HISTORIC ATLASES

Click any title below

Astronomical Atlas
Orthithological Atlas

Atlas Maior Vol 1 Johannes Blaeu 1665
Atlas Maior Vol 2 Johannes Blaeu 1662
Atlas Maior Vol 3 Johannes Blaeu 1662 Part 1
Atlas Maior Vol 3 Johannes Blaeu 1662 Part 2
Atlas Maior Vol 4 Johannes Blaeu 1662
Atlas Maior Vol 5 Johannes Blaeu 1662
Atlas Maior Vol 6 Johannes Blaeu 1662
Atlas Maior Vol 7 Johannes Blaeu 1662 Part 1
Atlas Maior Vol 7 Johannes Blaeu 1662 Part 2
Atlas Maior Vol 8 Johannes Blaeu 1662
Atlas Maior Vol 9 Johannes Blaeu 1662
Atlas Maior Vol 10 Johannes Blaeu 1662
Atlas Maior Vol 11 Johannes Blaeu 1662

World Atlas Jean Babtiste D’Anville 1763

World Atlas Peter Bertius-Ptolomy 1618
World Atlas Peter Bertius-Ptolomy 1619

World Atlas John Blair 1768

World Atlas John Cassell 1870

World Atlas Vol 1 Frederick De Witt 1706
World Atlas Vol 2 Frederick De Witt 1706
World Atlas Frederick De Witt 1670

World Atlas Vol 1 Nicolas De Fer 1704
World Atlas Vol 2 Nicolas De Fer 1704

World Atlas Guillaume De l’Isle 1714

World Atlas and Gazetteer Harmsworth 1855

World Atlas Vol 1 Jean Babtiste Homan 1731
World Atlas Vol 2 by Johannes Babtiste Homan  1702 Part 1 Sheets 1-42
World Atlas Vol 2 by Johannes Babtiste Homan  1702 Part 2 Sheets 43-73
World Atlas Vol 3 by Johannes Babtiste Homan  1735 Part 1 Sheets 1-40
World Atlas Vol 3 by Johannes Babtiste Homan  1735 Part 2 Sheets 41-73

World Atlas Hubert Jaillot 1689 Sheets 1-101
World Atlas Hubert Jaillot 1696 Sheets 103-200

World Atlas Vol 1 Johannes Jansson 1666
World Atlas Vol 2 Johannes Jansson 1666

World Atlas Vol 1 Gerard Mercator 1636
World Atlas Vol 2 Gerard Mercator 1641

World Atlas Gerard Mercator-Ptolomy 1584

World Atlas Gerard Mercator 1633

World Atlas Herman Moll 1699

World Atlas Abraham Ortelius
World Atlas Abraham Ortelius 1579
World Atlas Abraham Ortelius Part 1 Sheets 1-45 1589
World Atlas Abraham Ortelius Part 2 sheets 46-88 1589
World Atlas Abraham Ortelius 1590

World Atlas C Ptolomy 1477

World Atlas Giovanni Rossi 1710

World Atlas Vol 1 N Sanson 1670
World Atlas Vol 2 N Sanson 1670
World Atlas Nicolas Sanson 1695

World Atlas John Senex 1721

Hand Atlas of the World Vol 1 Isaac Tirion 1744
Hand Atlas of the World Vol 2 Isaac Tirion 1754

World Atlas & Ireland Gerorge  Wildey-Moll 1746

Great Britain
Bowen 
Carey
Cassell
Kitchin
Mortier
Saxton 
Britain & World Atlas Speed 1676 Part 1 British Isles
Britain & World Atlas Speed 1676 Part 2 The World
Charts & Coastlines Britain
Russia
St Petersburg
Scmidt

Italy
Drury
Jean & Gillis
Coronelli

Netherlands
Fricx
Ryneland

France
Blaeu
Baeu
Jaillot Index
Tassin
Tassin

Europe
Chauchard

Dapper 
Dapper

Black
Bradford
Carey & Lea
Charlevoix
Jefferies
Popple
Tanner
Van Meurs
Van Meurs
Jefferies

Van Meurs

Asia
Kempfer
Van Meurs
Van Meurs
Van Meurs
Van Meurs
Valentyn

China
D'Anville
Van Meurs
Van Meurs

 

Bartholomew
Proechel

Dapper
Dapper
Unknown

Arrowsmith
Clericus
Fuller
Van Peurs

TO PURCHASE A PRINTED MAP

1

SUBMIT ORDER

Choose Map and Size
Or Request
Custom Map Dimensions

2

MAKE PAYMENT

Invoice Will Be Emailed
Pay online or
by Bank Transfer 

3

RECEIVE MAP

Map Will Be Printed 
And Sent To You By Post
Within One Week

MAP SIZES AND PRICING

Note* Original maps in the collection for print are of a much larger size
and higher visual quality than the reduced file size copies uploaded to this website. 

 Size Tax Shipping

Price in Euro's includes Vat Tax at 9%

Price includes post and packaging (shipping)

Maps can be produced up to 250x100cm or 100x40in

Custom Size Prices on request

60x40cm or 24x16in

Send to Ireland - €59

Send to Uk, Europe - €59

Send to USA - €59

90x70cm or 36x28in

Send to Ireland - €79

Send to Uk, Europe - €99

Send to USA - €99

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If you require any information before ordering or have a special request add it here
If you want a different size than those listed above Maps can be produced up to 250x100cm or 100x40in. Price will be emailed to you on receipt of request.
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