Friday, October 24, 2008

Durham's First Folio Returned to UK

The Shakespeare First Folio stolen from Durham University in 1998 and found last July when Raymond Scott took it to the Folger for authentication, is back home in Durham, British media report. The book was flown to England this morning, where university librarians and police detectives were waiting to receive it. Police detective Mick Callan told reporters "The book will now be held in secure and controlled conditions while our inquiries into this matter continue." Scott remains free on bail.

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