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Celebrations as Met recovers £2.5m rare books in two year inquiry

DNA evidence has helped the Met return a haul of stolen rare books worth £2.5m to their owners after a 29-month international investigation.

Stolen recovered: the four books yet to be recovered

Stolen recovered: the four books yet to be recovered

Date - 10th November 2020
By - Chris Smith
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Metropolitan Police officers have returned 240 antique books including works by the seventeenth century Italian astronomer Galileo after they were recovered from a house in Romania. The handover followed the jailing of 12 Romanian men last month...
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