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The island of lost maps : a true story of cartographic crime, Miles Harvey

Label
The island of lost maps : a true story of cartographic crime
Title
The island of lost maps
Title remainder
a true story of cartographic crime
Statement of responsibility
Miles Harvey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Island of Lost Maps" tells the story of a curious crime spree: the theft of scores of valuable, centuries-old maps from some of the most prominent research libraries in the United States and Canada. When all was said and done, Gilbert Joseph Bland, Jr., had become the Al Capone of cartography, the most prolific American map thief in history
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harvey, Miles
Dewey number
364.16/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
Z702.B58
LC item number
H37 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Map thefts
  • Bland, Gilbert Lee Joseph
  • Libraries
  • Cartothèques
  • Cartes géographiques
  • Cartes anciennes
  • Cartes géographiques
  • Livres
  • Bibliothèques
  • Diefstal
  • Kaarten (geografie)
  • 7.150
Label
The island of lost maps : a true story of cartographic crime, Miles Harvey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-394) and index
Contents
  • Pathfinding
  • The waters of paradise
  • The joy of discovery
  • The island of lost maps
  • Eldorado
  • Mr. Bland, I presume
  • Introduction: strange waters
  • Mr. Peabody and Mr. Nobody
  • Imaginary creatures
  • The map mogul
  • An approaching storm
  • How to make a map, how to take a map
  • The invisible crime spree
  • A brief history of cartographic crime
Control code
ocm43728937
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 405 p.
Isbn
9780375501517
Lccn
00025604
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
The island of lost maps : a true story of cartographic crime, Miles Harvey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-394) and index
Contents
  • Pathfinding
  • The waters of paradise
  • The joy of discovery
  • The island of lost maps
  • Eldorado
  • Mr. Bland, I presume
  • Introduction: strange waters
  • Mr. Peabody and Mr. Nobody
  • Imaginary creatures
  • The map mogul
  • An approaching storm
  • How to make a map, how to take a map
  • The invisible crime spree
  • A brief history of cartographic crime
Control code
ocm43728937
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 405 p.
Isbn
9780375501517
Lccn
00025604
Other physical details
ill., maps

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