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The Resource The map thief : the gripping story of an esteemed rare-map dealer who made millions stealing priceless maps, Michael Blanding

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

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The map thief : the gripping story of an esteemed rare-map dealer who made millions stealing priceless maps
Title
The map thief
Title remainder
the gripping story of an esteemed rare-map dealer who made millions stealing priceless maps
Statement of responsibility
Michael Blanding
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on interviews with confessed rare-map thief E. Forbes Smiley to document his experiences with mercenary explorers and mapmakers, offering insight into the cutthroat map trade while investigating allegations of hundreds of additional thefts
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blanding, Michael
Dewey number
364.16/289120973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
Z286.M3
LC item number
B53 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smiley, E. Forbes
  • Map dealers
  • Map industry and trade
  • Map thefts
  • Book thefts
Label
The map thief : the gripping story of an esteemed rare-map dealer who made millions stealing priceless maps, Michael Blanding
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
18120135
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 300 pages
Isbn
9781592408177
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014005305
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The map thief : the gripping story of an esteemed rare-map dealer who made millions stealing priceless maps, Michael Blanding
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
18120135
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 300 pages
Isbn
9781592408177
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014005305
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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