Wednesday, May 26, 2010

The Island of Lost Maps by Miles Harvey

This is a fascinating exploration of a man who was systematically cutting maps out of rare books in university libraries for years. The author describes the case (which reads like a mystery novel) while also exploring the collection of antique maps.

Leatherby Libraries Call Number: Z702.B58 H37 2000
2nd Floor Social Science Library
Review submitted by: Jennifer Bevan, Associate Professor of Communication Studies
Rating: Highly Recommended

1 comment:

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