Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Jacques Guilty

The BBC is reporting that William Jacques has been found guilty of the theft of Ambroise Verschaffelt's Nouvelle Iconographie des Camellias (1849-1860), a set totaling 13 volumes and worth £40,000-50,000, from the library of the Royal Horticultural Society in London. Sentencing will be held on 20 July.

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