Maps

Submitted by Anonymous on Friday February 26, 2016

Michael Blanding, author of The Map Thief, gives a lecture on E. Forbes Smiley, the charming antiquarian dealer who confessed to stealing 97 maps from the most prestigious libraries.

Submitted by Anonymous on Thursday January 28, 2016

In The Map Thief, award-winning investigative reporter Michael Blanding tells the true-life story of a map dealer-turned-criminal E. Forbes Smiley III who stole more than $3 million worth of antique maps from rare-book libraries around