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Theft Case Rattles Sedate World of Rare Maps

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What a bastard!...

A great account of this on going illegal crime spree was documented in The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime by Miles Harvey, 2001.

A very good read if you haven't already picked it up..

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I was going to say we all had better check our collections. But none of us poor working schleps can afford to get into his level of collecting.
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A great account of this on going illegal crime spree was documented in The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime by Miles Harvey, 2001.

A very good read if you haven't already picked it up..

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I also really enjoyed this book. Do you think someone has to be really into maps to read this, or is it more widely accessible? I'm trying to decide whether or not to recommend it to my book club.
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This book falls into the true crime category more than anything. Should have broader appeal than just the cart/librarian crowd.

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