At the Girolamini Library in Naples, a librarian has been accused of “one of the most dramatic thefts ever to hit the rare-book world.” Pilfered volumes include rare editions of Aristotle, Descartes, and Machiavelli.
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At the Girolamini Library in Naples, a librarian has been accused of “one of the most dramatic thefts ever to hit the rare-book world.” Pilfered volumes include rare editions of Aristotle, Descartes, and Machiavelli.

For more of this morning’s roundup, click here.

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    Wow, do read the whole thing — can’t believe this is real. Reads like some kind of bizarre chapter of If on a winter’s...
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    CATALOGUE YOUR LIBRARIES
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    Well, this is disheartening. An interesting glimpse into the world of rare books, though.
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