Tome raiders: solving the great book heist
A 'life imitates art' gripping story, that saw works from Newton and Da Vinci stolen. Less than a mile from Heathrow Airport in London, Daniel David and Victor Opariuc made their way to a compilation of rare books valued at a staggering amount of £2.5m, or $3.3m. In this fascinating piece for the Guardian, Mark Wilding tells us more details about what happened and how these cases illustrate book theft is a slow and surreptitious crime.
From The Guardian