The Island of Lost Maps
A True Story of Cartographic CrimeBook - 2000
Modern cartography began with the Dutch East India Company and their efforts to create charts of the southwestern Pacific area. This text traces the development of mapping and the curious characters who would steal early maps for big rewards.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2000.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: xxiii, 405 p. : ill., maps ; 19 cm.