About Us

Our passion is to collect original antique maps, books, decorative prints and master prints and make them available to our international customers.

Since 2003, more than 45.000 items have been published to our own website as well as to our stores on eBay, Amazon and Abebooks. All our items have an in-depth description.

In spring 2013, we have (re)launched our own Internet site, where you will now find our full catalogue.

In the past years, we have sold antique maps and prints to more than 100 countries all over the world. With our home base in The Netherlands, we are looking forward to meet you as a customer in our store.

Customer Feedback

We are very proud to be a Top Rated Seller on eBay and to have an outstanding customer rating on our eBay store in the USA.

Top rated seller eBay store USA The Printscollector

Our customers

During the sixteen years we have been buying and selling original antique maps and prints.

Our customers are:

  • Collectors, who are looking for a valuable addition to their private collection,
  • People who are looking for a personal gift, for a friend or a business relation,
  • Decorators, who are looking for a map or print to frame and to decorate their home and
  • Antique dealers, where we have many international business colleagues as our clients.

Mission The PrintsCollector

"Our mission is to enable all of our customers to find a valuable original antique map, print or book in our store that fits their personal interest and budget."

Our team

The team of ThePrintsCollector and Laurentius Old Master Prints has a vast, diverse experience and background:

  • Margo van Latum Van Dongen - Margo has been involved in the antiquarian business since 2007. In the past she has worked closely together with several professional antiquarians. This enabled her to enhance her antiquarian knowledge and practical work with objects.Margo is one of the younger antiquarians in The Netherlands. She is responsible for all of our buying activities as well as the description of all of our antique maps, master prints and decorative prints. She is a graduate from the University of Maastricht.
  • Frans Laurentius - Frans Laurentius (*1971) graduated in Art History from Leiden University in 1998 and did his PHD at Utrecht University in 2010. He has been active in the print trade since 1992. Furthermore he publishes regurlarly on watermarks (together with his father Theo Laurentius) and art historical research.. He is a graduate of the university of Leiden
  • Frank van Latum - Frank is supporting us in the design and structuring of our online activities. In the past, he has run his own consulting firm in the area of internet and intranet communication. He is a mathematics and internet graduate from the University of Nijmegen.
  • In addition, our administrative staff consists of an assistant dedicated to prints description and processing.
Together we are dedicated to having you, as our valued customer, experience us in a personable yet utmost professional manner.

In our store, you will find antique maps, master prints and decorative prints from our own collection as well as from our international business partners: Frans Laurentius, Peter Cornelissen, Bartele Santema, Martin de Vries and Rob Camp.

We sell our antique maps and prints through our large eBay stores, Amazon and Abebooks. In addition, we run the international websites www.theprintscollector.com and www.laurentiusoldmasterprints.com. We also have a regular antique maps and prints business in The Netherlands.