Home > 2009-2010 books, Author of European descent, From: books I own, Genre: Non-fiction, Setting: The USA > 16. “The Island of Lost Maps,” Miles Harvey

16. “The Island of Lost Maps,” Miles Harvey

This book details the author’s obsessive research into a series of map thefts perpetrated by Gilbert Bland. Bland would visit libraries (mostly at universities) and cut valuable antique maps from the books, selling them to map enthusiasts.

Page count: 351
Page total: 4,094

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