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BARTHOLOMEW'S MAPS are usually regarded as the poor sister of OS , but were always great favourites with Tourists and Cyclists , who preferred the Half inch to the Mile scale. The suggestions for revisions by the Cyclists Touring Club were acknowledged on the maps in the heydays of rambling/cycling.

The Military also preferred the Half inch scale and the OS was only persuaded to take this scale seriously when they were losing sales to Bartholomew.

Dating these maps is notoriously difficult . Where possible I have used a Date Code or Magnetic Variation Date, but otherwise have just noted the full title and date range as best I can.


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*** SPECIAL FIND ************

        BARTHOLOMEW'S NEW REDUCED SURVEY

 TOURISTS & CYCLISTS (1904 -1920 ) COVER 1 (below)

         ADDITION of many of first SCOTTISH MAPS                       

.                                ************************        

                            

                    

 

                 COVER 1

                 COVER 2

 

1) BARTHOLOMEW'S NEW REDUCED SURVEY for Tourists and Cyclists (1904-1920)

ENGLAND & WALES.          COVER 1

    Those in red are from part box sets - look as if never been handled - are £6-£9 each

Sheet 

 1 NORTH NORTHUMBERLAND

 1 NORTH NORTHUMBERLAND

 2 SOUTH NORTHUMBERLAND

 2 SOUTH NORTHUMBERLAND

 4 DURHAM

 6 HARROGATE

 6 HARROGATE

 7 YORK & SCARBOROUGH

 8 LIVERPOOL & MANCHESTER

 9 SHEFFILED

10 LINCOLN WOLDS

11 NORTH WALES

12 CHESHIRE

13 NOTTS   

    SHROPSHIRE - ( W H Smith cover ) - smaller than full Bart. maps )

14 LINCOLN FENS

16  ABERYSTWYTH

17 SHROPSHIRE

18 BIORMINGHAM & DISTRICT

19 HUNTINGDON & CAMBRIDGE

23 HEREFORD

23  HEREFORD

24  OXFORDSHIRE

24 OXFORDSHIRE

25 BEREFORD HERTFORD 

25 BEREFORD HERTFORD

26 ESSEX

28 BATH & BRISTOL

29 BERKS & WILTS

29 BERKS & WILTS

30 SURREY

30 * SURREY ( Brown cover )

 31 KENT

 34 DORSET

 35* NORTH DEVON (  Brown cover )

 36 SOUTH DEVON..

 36* SOUTH DEVON ( Brown cover )

*

  SALISBURY PLAIN DISTRICT


   LONDON SW SECTION ( 1920 )

                                                                               

                                               

                                         SCOTLAND                        COVER 1 

   2 DUMFRIES & SOLWAY

   4* AYR & CLYDESDALE ( Brown cover )

  5 HAWICH & BORDERS

  7 GLASGOW & CLYDE

  9 BERWICK & HADDINGTON

 16 BRAEMAR & BLAIR ATHOLL ( Brown cover )

 27 CAITHNESS       

 12 CENTRAL PERTHSHIRE

         

        

       



         

         

         

 

                     COVER 3

 

                         COVER 4

 

4) BARTHOLOMEW'S REVISED HALF INCH TO MILE for Motorists and Cyclists (1924-27)

                                                          ENGLAND & WALES   COVER 3        

         12 CHESHIRE PLAIN   

         25 BEDFORD, HERTFORD

         32 SUSSEX (AA cover )

         31 KENT ( AA cover )

         32 SUSSEX (AA cover)  

         33 NEW FORREST & iSLE OF WIGHT

         34 DORSET

         35 EXMOOR

         36 DARTMOOR   

          KESWICK , ULLSWATER etc.

          YORKSHIRE ( no cover )




                                                           

       

                                                      SCOTLAND  ( Motorists & Cycists 1924 -27 0 

          2 THE SOLWAY         

         17 DEESIDE

          


5) BARTHOLOMEW'S REVISED HALF INCH CONTOURED MAPS

            COVER 4                            ENGLAND & WALES

             3 CUMBERLAND

             6 WHARFEDALE (1935)                               

            12 N.SHROPSHIRE / CHESHIRE (1936)

            13 DERBYSHIRE (1930)

            18 WARWICKSHIRE

            23 WYE VALLEY (1941)

            25 HERTS& BUCKS (1940)

            26 ESSEX ( 1936)

            29 SALISBURY PLAIN (1940)

            32 SUSSEX (1936)

            35 EXMOOR (1935) 

            

            

            

          

     

                     COVER 4                                  SCOTLAND (Revised contour)

                5 TWEEDDALE (1937)

                6 ISLAY & jURA (1921)

              8 ( j5) MID-SCOTLAND (1937)

              8 THE FORTH ( 1934 )

             11 ARGYLL (1928 )

            12  PERTHSHIRE (1924 )

            13 ARISAIG & RUM (1921)

            15 LOCHABER (1921 )

             16 ATHOLL & BADENOCH ( 1925 )

             17 DEESIDE ( 1928 )

             18 UIST & BARRA (1927)

              19 ISLE OF SKYE (1929)

              20 CENTRAL ROSS (1926)

              21 MORAY & BLACK iSLE (1925)

              22 BUCHAN & STRATHBOGIE (1927)

              23 HARRIS & THE LEWS (1919)

              24 LOCH BROOM (1922)

              25 SUTHERLAND ( 1927)

              26 CAPE WRATH (1924 )


           

             

             

6) BARTHOLOMEW'S REVISED HALF INCH TO MILE CONTOURED MAPS - GB

                                                       COVER 4

** "F" indicates a Flat map ( no cover ) - these are 1968 and virtually unused"


Sheet   3 EXMOOR (1952 )

             4 DORSET ( 1947)               

             5 NEW FOREST (1955) (1947)

             6 SUSSEX (1946 ) (1955 )

              8 SALISBURY PLAIN (1949)

            10 KENT (1946)

            13 WYE VALLEY (1953) (1951) (1945) 

            14 OXFORD

            15 HERTS & BUCKS (1947

           18 VALE OF SEVERN (1942) & (1947) (1940)

           19 WARWICKSHIRE (1942)

           21 SUFFOLK (1947) & (1960)

           27 NORTH WALES (1956)  (1954 )

           29 PEAK DISTRIST ( 1945 )

           30 LINCOLNSHIRE  

          32 WHARFEDALE (1941) & (1945)

          35 TEESDALE ( 1959 )

          35 TWEESDALE  (1942) &  **F

          37 GALLOWAY(1945   

          40 AYRSHIRE (  

           41 TWEEDDALE  (1954)

          44 FIRTH OF CLYDE 

          45 MID-SCOTLAND (1946)

          46 FIRTH OF FORTH 9 1945 )

          47 ARGYLL (1953)

          48 PERTHSHIRE (1957)

          49 FIRTH OF TAY(1947

          50 ARISAIG & LOCHABER (1961)

          52 DEESIDE ( (1946 )

          55 MORAY FIRTH (1959)

          59 SUTHERLAND  (1945)

                                                         ( Some with original inset of Gaelic Terms )

          

         



7) BARTHOLOMEW'S Half Inch Contoured of GB 1965-70

     In both covers 5 ( PAPER) & 6 ( CLOTH ) -indicated after map name.


               COVER 5

                COVER 6

 

          1 CORNWALL (5)

          3 NORTH DEVON (5)

          6 SUSSEX (5)

        13 WYE VALLEY (6)

        15 HERTS & BUCKS (5)

        19 WARWICKSHIRE (5) 

        32 WEST RIDING (6)

        35 TEESDALE  (6)(5)

        37 GALLOWAY (6))

        38 SOLWAY FIRTH (6)(5)

        40 AYRSHIRE (6))

        41 TWEEDDALE (5)(6)

        44 FIRTHOF CLYDE (6))

        45 MID SCOTLAND (6))

         48 PERTHSHIRE (5)(6))

        51 GRAMPIANS (6))

        56 BUCHAN AND STRATHGBOGIE (6))

        59 DORNOCH FIRTH (6))

        60 CAITHNESS (6))

      

       ***   In addition  - the following maps which have never been mounted or folded and are in hardly used                     condition            from the 1960s                  @ £2 each      ON PAPER.


    

    35 TEESDALE

    37 GALLOWAY

    39  TYNESIDE


   

 
 

                COVER 7

                 COVER 8

 8. BATHOLOMEW'S  HALF INCH MAP SERIES (1970-74)

               Covers 7( PAPER) & 8 (CLOTH) - Pictures ABOVE

           

          

                            

          14 OXFORD (7)

          19 WARWICKSHIRE (7)

          25 FENLAND (7)*

          26 NORFOLK (7)*

          32 WEST RIDING) (7*)

          33 EAST RIDING (7) *

          35 TEESDALE (7)*

          37 GALLOWAY (7)

          41 TWEEDDALE (7)*

          42 NORTHUMBERLAND (7)*                   

          47 MULL & OBAN (7)

          48 PERTHSHIRE (7)

          54 SKYE & TORRIDON (8)

          55 MORAY FIRTH (7)(8)

          58 CAPE WRATH(8)

          59 DORNOCH FIRTH (8)

          60 CAITHNESS (7)(8)

         

                          

 COVER 9  (BELOW)    BARTHOLOMEW'S 1:100.000 NATIONAL MAP SERIES/

                                                                    1975-80

 11 PEMBROKE 

19 BIRMINGHAM & NORTHAMPTON

30 LINCOLN

32 W.YORKSHIRE

55 INVERNESS & MORAY FIRTH

 MISCELLANEOUS BARTHOLOMEW,S MAPS.

1/4" Sheet 2 , LANCASHIRE & ISLE OF MAN, 1923  £3

!/4 " SHROPSHIRE - in W.H.Smith cover- no date - listed under 

 The Pocket Series " Special maps - sheet 84." £4

AA Touring Map of Scotland 1929   £2

Bartholomew's cover (green) 1/4" Sheet 4, 1960, Cork & Killarney

AA Touring Dept  Sheet 2 Belfast & N.E. Counties 1926 £2

BARTHOLOMEW'S COVER - 1/4" Map of Ireland ,                                          


1" Batholomew's THE LAKE DISTRICT 1945  £4

   Pale green cover - sketch of cyclists and hiker's on front   


1/4" MAPS - RED BARTHOLOMEW 'S COVER   SCOTLAND

Sheet 3        ABERDEEN & GRAMPIANS  ( 1928 )

           7        BORDER COUNTRY


1/4" AUTOMOBILE MAPS of GB   White and yellow cover. 

              Revised by AA in 23 sheets 1947-53

 SHEET   2 DINGWALL-PORTREE

                3 INVERNESS-ABERDEEN

               13 SHEFFIELD-LINCOLN

               15 BIRMINGHAM - LEICESTER

               16 PETERBOROUGH - NORWICH

               20 EXETER - BARNSTAPLE

               22 LONDON SOUTHWARDS

               




                                                        




       

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 BARTHOLOMEW'S 4 inch to 1 mile ROAD MAP

                                ENGLAND & WALES

        Sheet 2 LANCASHIRE & ISLE of MAN (1923)

                                     IRELAND

         Sheet 2  BELFAST & N.E.Counties (1931)