Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Madrid Maps Homeward Bound

The maps and other historical documents stolen this summer from Madrid's Biblioteca Nacional are now headed back to the library, their authenticity confirmed by Spanish investigators in Buenos Aires.

César Gómez Rivero "has two cases against him in the courts in Argentina, one for the fraudulent sale of two of the maps in Australia and the United States, and the other ... an extradition request from Spain."