Oxford University demands return of stolen 16th century book

Charles Davis writes “A stolen 16th century book by the pioneer of modern anatomy is at the center of a storm between a Japanese university and
Oxford University in England some 450 years after its publication, the Mainichi has learned.
Officials of the Japanese medical university, which currently owns the book, the 1552 edition of “De Humani Corporis Fabrica” by Belgian anatomist Andreas Vesalius, claimed that
they are the rightful owners of the precious copy.

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