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World's Largest Collection of Maritime Charts, Books, Gifts, Maps and Travel Accessories at Stanfords UK

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Established in 1853 by the legendary map maker Edward Stanford and located in London, Stanfords stocks the world's largest collection of maps, globes, travel books and other travel accessories including maritime charts, official publications of RYA, International Maritime Organization (IMO), Nautical Institute and other leading marine publishers in the UK.

Leading and famous Stanfords clients include the British Army, James Bond Films, Amy Johnson, David Livingstone, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, Ernest Shackleton, Florence Nightingale, Ranulph Fiennes, Bill Bryson, and Michael Palin to name a few. It is now located at 7 Mercer Walk in Covent Garden in London before moving from their original our Long Acre address.

Stanfords is the first choice for of travelers for over a century for maps, accessories and books. Also it has a large and rare collection of maritime gifts such as Nautical Gifts, Tableware, Historic Charts and more. Stanfords in collaboration with Royal Geographical Society digitized many of the company’s archive of historical maps which are now available as part of the Edward Stanford Cartographic Collection.

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Stanfords Collection



Maritime Charts

  • Admiralty Paper Charts
  • Admiralty Leisure Folios
  • Admiralty Digital Charts
  • Imray
  • SHOM
  • NOAA
  • NGA
  • CHS - Canadian Hydrographic Service
  • Nautical charts for New Zealand
  • NV Charts
  • GeoCuba Charts
  • Mexican Hydrographic Office Charts
  • Print-on-Demand Nautical Charts
  • Paper Charts

Maritime Books

  • Superyacht Services Guide
  • Cruising Guides
  • Tidal Information
  • Almanacs
  • Adlard Coles
  • Skills & Techniques Guides
  • Maritime Non-Fiction
  • Maritime Fiction

Maritime Official Publications

Navigation Supplies

  • Safety Signs
  • Logbooks
  • Flags
  • Nautical Instruments
  • Chart Correcting
  • Reference Cards

Nautical Gifts

  • Tableware
  • Historic Charts
  • Ship Models
  • Clocks & Barometers
  • Nautical Decor
  • Decorative Instruments
  • Novelty

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Other Products & Publications

  • Maps
  • Globes
  • Travel Books
  • Gifts and Stationery
  • Accessories
  • Destination Products
  • Planning Maps
  • Home , Office and Kids Products

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LAST UPDATED ON Jan 20, 2020