Artists' Books & Installation
Island of Lost Maps | bound by artist in 2002 | Collection of Yale University
by Miles Harvey, Random House, 2000
Adhesive bound trade edition rebound with goatskin as quarter leather, tight joint with false raised bands, hand-sewn endbands, razor blade. Inkjet printed map covers and end sheets courtesy of the Library of Congress.
7.5 x 5.75 x 1.125"
Island of Lost Maps tells a brief history of exploration and cartography concurrently with the story of the career and capture of a thief who stole scores of maps from special collections across the U.S. and Canada.
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