The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime

By: Harvey, Miles

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xxiii.405 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. The story of the theft of scores of valuble centuries-old maps from prominent libraries in the United States and Canada. The perpetrator was Gilbert Bland, a south Florida antiques dealer. Harvey interviews librarians and a foremost map collector and, with the help of an FBI agent, tracks down The Island of Lost Maps. ISBN 0375501517. #1831

Title: The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime

Author Name: Harvey, Miles

Categories: History, The Arts, Art, Illustrators, Non-Fiction, Text and Reference Books, COMPLETE CATALOG,

Edition: Third Printing

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Random House Inc: 2000

ISBN Number: 0375501517

ISBN Number 13: 9780375501517

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Size: 12mo - 6¾ - 7¾ Inches Tall

Seller ID: 1831

Keywords: Map, Island of Lost Maps, Miles Harvey, Cartomania, Cartography, Map Thief, Antiquities, THEFT, MAPS, Gilbert Bland, Map Collecting, Collectors, Antiques, LIBRARIES, SECURITY MEASURES,