The cost of the books exceeds two million dollars.
In London, stole more than 160 rare antique books Dating back to the 15-16 century and worth about two million pounds.
A gem among the stolen books, the publication of Nicolaus Copernicus, which is estimated at 215 thousand pounds.
In stolen edition of Copernicus, 1566, describes one of his main theories that the Sun is in the center of the Universe.
According to police, three criminals broke a sophisticated security system and broke into the warehouse where the books were kept in through the roof.
Among the stolen books also the scientific works of Galileo, Isaac Newton, Leonardo da Vinci. In addition, abducted the publication of “the divine Comedy” by Dante, Dating from the year 1569.
It is noted that the books were probably stolen to order. According to the expert, these ancient scientific and literary works can not be sold in any auction house.
We will remind, in January of the Lviv art gallery was gone a unique early printed books, which cost experts have estimated in the tens of millions of dollars.
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