About Us

Specialists in Antique Maps for Sale of Old World Europe, Middle East, Africa & America.

Cartographic Associates, LLC provides the map and print collector a wide range of rare original antique maps, charts, globes, rare prints for sale, as well as related reference books and cartographic novelties. We offer rare map search and appraisal services.

Cartographic Associates is a member of the Washington Map Society; International Map Collectors Society (IMCoS); the Society for the History of Discoveries (SHD); the Philip Lee Phillips Society, Library of Congress; and the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME).

We maintain a retail gallery of rare old maps for sale retail in Frederick, Maryland. Our primary sales inventory is from consignments of antique maps and prints from collectors and estates. We are one of the few rare old map dealerships in the United States that updates their website monthly in order to accommodate incoming antique maps for sale.

If you have a specific request, please contact us at 1-888-513- MAPS (6277) or send us an e-mail. Also, you may sign up to receive advance notice of new additions to our inventory prior to their listing on the web site.

If you have a question or need to determine the value of your map, print or globe, please e-mail us at map_help@maps-charts.com, there is no charge for this service via an e-mail. Only if a written certified appraisal is requested is there a $50 charge. Please allow 2 -3 weeks for a reply to your e-mail request.

Shipment of your map / print is expertly handled with great care taken in the packaging. We use the U. S. Postal Service Priority Mail Service for all domestic mailings as well as for international delivery. This both holds down international shipping costs and provides full insurance coverage of your map / print.