Saturday, September 08, 2007

Theft Notices

Three thefts to report this morning, sadly.

Bibliophile Bullpen passes along these:


We have just discovered a major theft of all of our vintage postcards and valentines from our retail store in Hillsdale, Michigan. This theft entails thousands of items and is valued at more than $150,000 dollars. The items range from vintage postcards to cdvs to vintage valentines and greetings cards and 150 Stereoview Cards.

Please Forward let us know if you have any leads regarding this theft.

- Thanks,
Aimee England
Volume I Books


"Yesterday there was a theft of several books from a locked case at Bookman's Alley in Evanston, Il. Several Ezra Pound 1st editions were taken along with a 1st printing of Twain's, Celebrated Jumping Frog. Please be on the lookout for these. If you need more details please feel free to call Roger Carlson (847) 869-6999. He does not have working email at this time. You can also email me if necessary.

Thank you,

Charles Kroon
Ginkgo Leaf Books


And via Everett Wilkie on ExLibris, this announcement that an atlas containing 48 maps by Hugo Allardt and F. de Wit was stolen from a private residence in Brittany on 30 August.