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

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Once considered a respectable antiquarian map dealer, E. Forbes Smiley spent years doubling as a map thief until he was finally arrested slipping maps out of books in the Yale University library. Michael Blanding delves into the untold history of this high-stakes criminal and the inside story of the industry that consumed him.
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subject_facetBook thefts -- United States
Early maps
Map dealers -- United States
Map industry and trade -- United States
Map thefts
Map thefts -- United States
Smiley, E. Forbes
Yale University. -- Library
title_displayThe map thief : the gripping story of an esteemed rare-map dealer who made millions stealing priceless maps
title_fullThe Map Thief The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps
The Map Thief The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps
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 [electronic resource] / Michael Blanding
title_shortThe map thief
title_subthe gripping story of an esteemed rare-map dealer who made millions stealing priceless maps
topic_facetBiography & Autobiography
Book thefts
Early maps
Map dealers
Map industry and trade
Map thefts
Nonfiction
Reference
Smiley, E. Forbes
True Crime