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Submitted by admin on 21 Jul. 2010
The "Tome Raider" has been sent back to jail for three-and-a-half years, the BBC News announces.

More about the “Tome Raider”: “William Jacques, 41, was found guilty of removing the works from the Lindley Library at the Royal Horticultural Society between 2004 and 2007. Prosecutors told Southwark Crown Court he stole in a "systemic" manner. Jacques was jailed for three-and-a-half years. He was previously jailed in 2002 for stealing 500 rare books worth £1m.”

'Tome Raider' jailed over rare book thefts in London – BBC News, July 20, 2010

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