Established 1976


How to Order

Please contact:

George Ritzlin Antique Maps
PO Box 8040
Evanston, IL 60204-8040  USA
847-328-1966 [24-hour answering machine]

We accept checks, VISA / MASTERCARD / DISCOVER / AMERICAN EXPRESS. Checks must be payable in U.S. dollars and drawn on a U.S. bank. Illinois residents please add 10% tax. On credit card orders we need your billing address as our system requires address verification.


Shipping charges within the United States are $10.00 per order. Foreign shipments are $30.00 per order. Goods will be sent promptly upon receipt of payment. Maps and prints are shipped by Priority Mail or FedEx Ground within the United States, and air mail for overseas. Books are sent by surface mail.

Additional charges for oversize or heavy items, framed items, sets of books, express shipment, UPS, registered mail or other special services. Please let us know if you have any special shipping requirements.

Our Guaranty

All items are authentic original works as described, and were published at or about the date stated. Occasionally we offer facsimiles or reproductions which are useful for research or study, and they will be described as such.

Our Terms

Map and print dimensions are of the printed area, height first. Books are octavo-size hardcover (novel-size) unless stated otherwise. Most items are single copies; all are offered subject to prior sale.

Undamaged goods are returnable for any reason within ten days of receipt. Please notify us promptly if you wish to return anything. Refunds are for the amount of purchase plus shipping only. Please carefully wrap and insure returns. All goods remain our property until full payment has been received.

Abbreviations: BW = black & white, i.e., uncolored; cf = centerfold; col = color; cont or contemp = color is contemporary with publication; dp = double-page; ill or illus = illustration(s) or illustrated; olc = outline color; orig = original; pl = plate(s); transf = transference

Your Privacy

We use your personal information only for verification and processing of your order, and to send you offers of maps, books, prints and related material. If you do not wish to receive such offers, please let us know and we will remove your name from our mailing list. We do not sell or rent our clients' personal information for direct marketing or telemarketing purposes.


We strive to maintain security of your personal information. We use the Simple Security System - no credit card numbers are stored on any computer. Paper records of credit card numbers are shredded regularly

Sending credit card information by email may not be secure. If you choose to send credit card data by email please break the card number into at least two separate messages. We will delete your emails as soon as the transaction has been processed.

PO Box 8040
Evanston, Illinois 60204-8040
Copyright 2016, 2017 George Ritzlin Maps & Prints