Four years’ jail for theft of rare books

Charles Davis writes \”A devious chartered accountant, nicknamed the Tome Raider for
his systematic cunning in plundering 412 extremely rare books
from antiquarian libraries, was jailed for four years yesterday.
Full details at
The Guardian \”

\”What he did was equivalent to daubing paint on the Parthenon\”, Jacques\’s ex-tutor at Jesus College, Cambridge, Ian DuQuesnay, told the court.\”