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Navy & Army Illustrated Magazine

14 Volumes (293 Issues!) available now on Download or Disk

Your Old Books & Maps - PDF Download or Disk

About Your Old Books & Maps...

Facsimile images reproduced from out of copyright original books and re-published as CD-Books for historical, military or family research. Established early in 2003, we provide Historical Books, reproduced as facsimiles, in searchable, PDF format on disk or as a download.
Many of these original books cost hundreds of pounds to purchase - and for research purposes, this can obviously be prohibitive. We offer a value for money alternative to the originals, by producing quality facsimiles as a PDF at a fraction of the cost!.
They are NOT transcriptions but searchable PDF scanned images.


System Requirements: PDF Reader [Adobe Reader 5+ or equivalent], CD/DVD Drive. Windows 98/SE/2000/XP/Vista, Linux, or Mac O/S. ALL of our products are also available as Digital Downloads, as some files are quite large, a good internet is recomended.

News: December 2016
We would like to wish all customers, old and new, a very Happy New Year.

News: September 2015
USB Memory Sticks.

USB Memory Sticks now available as an option on all Books & Maps Collections, also for the Download Backup.

News: August 2015
Payment Information.

As of 16th August 2015, Credit & Debit Card payments will be processed via the PayPal Checkout System.
Please note you DO NOT need to have a PayPal account to pay by Credit or Debit Card.
Also until further notice, we are unable to process payments via the telephone.
Payments are by PayPal, Credit or Debit Card via PayPal, or Cheque drawn on a UK Bank.

Important News: June 2014
The Your Old Books & Maps server is constantly updated with the latest security updates.
Payment information is not processed or stored on this server. All payments are processed securely by Paypal.


Military History

Army Lists, Hart's Army Lists, Royal Navy Lists, RAF & East India Lists. Also British Army Dress Regulations, Magazines such as Navy & Army Illustrated.

Family History

Trade Directories, Old Maps from O/S to County by John Cary, Bartholomew and many others.

Local History

As well as the Trade & Street directories, there are Tourist Guides, Local biographies, Town & City history books.

Peerage, Gentry, Clergy & Medical

Gentry lists such as Burkes Peerage, Dods & Kelly's Gentry Lists. Clergy & Medical Directories.


Postage & Packing

Postage & Packing charges, which include the cost of producing the disks, apply at the following rates (from September 2013):

U.K. (First Class £2.00 + £1.00 per disk) or (Second Class £1.50 + £1.00 per disk).  

Europe £3.50 + £1.00 per disk).

USA/Canada/Australia & R.O.W. £4.00 + £1.00 per disk).

Digital Downloads

The Links for Digital Downloads are automatically generated on payment and will be listed on your Invoice, on your Order information via the Account section and also sent via Email. Many of the files are quite large and of a higher quality & readibility than many from other sources (quality depends on the original in many cases). Files are stored on a secure Amazon Server located in Ireland (EU) and in theory you will enjoy blistering download speeds (dependent on location, internet connection & your computer specifications). The download links are available for 72 hours only.

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