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German Libraries Hold Thousands of Looted Volumes Stolen by Nazis

Hundreds of thousands of books stolen by the Nazis are still in German libraries. A few librarians are acting like detectives, searching for the books and hoping to return them to the former owners or their families. However, many libraries … Continue reading

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Why the Shakespeare Folio is the World’s Worst Stolen Treasure

“The 230 surviving First Folios are now the most minutely studied published works in history. The folio is unusual in that two centuries of records trace the path of specific copies. In recent decades, similar censuses have been held of … Continue reading

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