The island of lost maps: a true story of cartographic crime

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GK Hall, 2001 - Antiques & Collectibles - 445 pages
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His writing style is superb. - Goodreads
Too many digressions, too much pop psychology. - Goodreads
The illustrations were phenomenal. - Goodreads
A cartographic page turner. - Goodreads
The premise was there. - Goodreads

Review: The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime

User Review  - Stephen Parrish - Goodreads

Reading the reviews, I get the impression everyone's expectations were different when they picked the book up. I gave it five stars. The book is not only exquisitely written, it met my expectations ... Read full review

Review: The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime

User Review  - stephanieisabookworm - Goodreads

This was a fairly interesting little book, although it did struggle to keep my interest at a few moments. It tells the history, through the present, of map-making and map-dealing as much as it gives ... Read full review


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Miles Harvey was the book-review columnist for Outside.