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The map thief : the gripping story of an esteemed rare-map dealer who made millions stealing priceless maps /

This is the story of an infamous crime, a revered map dealer with an unsavory secret, and the ruthless subculture that consumed him. Maps have long exerted a special fascination on viewers, both as beautiful works of art and as practical tools to navigate the world. But to those who collect... Full description

Main Author: Blanding, Michael
Format: Book
Language: English
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Contents: Selected mapmakers, 1470-1860 -- The explorer and the thief -- Small hope -- A new world -- Who knows the most wins -- Catalog number one -- Playing hardball -- Upward departure -- The battle of Sebec -- Missing maps, missing cards -- Caught! -- The plea -- Map quest -- Terra incognita -- Maps Smiley admitted stealing -- Additional maps libraries reported missing.
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Ripon Adult New Nonfiction 364.1628912 Blanding Due: 11/20/2014
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Neenah Adult New Nonfiction 364.1628912 B61m Due: 11/06/2014
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