First Folio Edition of the Shakespeare works

Man held over theft of rare Shakespeare folio

Yahoo! News UK
Friday, July 11, 2008

“LONDON (Reuters) – Police are quizzing a man over the theft of a rare collection of works by William Shakespeare stolen from Durham University 10 years ago.

The first folio edition of the Shakespeare works, published in 1623 and said by police to be worth 15 million pounds, was among items taken during a break-in at the university library in December 1998.

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