stolen books

Well, the verdict is in: antiquarian bookseller John Schulman of Caliban Book Shop and former Carnegie Library archivist Gregory Priore were given light sentences for stealing about 300 rare books from Pittsburgh’s Carnegie

It's always fun--and edifying--at this time of year to take a "backward glance" at the most popular reads on our site. From stolen books to Sherlock Holmes to the sale of a Gutenberg fragment, here are 2015's top posts. See what you've missed!

#1 FBI Seizes Rare

Wednesday, July 24, 2013—Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and George Venizelos, the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced today the return to the National Library of Sweden of two antique books that were stolen from the Library in the 1990s. The books, which were once

We, as an organization and as individual booksellers, do all we can to combat theft of books.

As the world’s leading Antiquarian Booksellers we find the theft of books abhorrent to our nature and we have always worked successfully with law enforcement organizations, librarians and other interested persons to combat theft and to reclaim stolen property and bring thieves to justice. As a