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July 16, 2024
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Stolen Books from UK with Works of Galileo Galilei, Isaac Newton, Found in Romania

Rare books stolen from UK were found in Romania. The books have historical importance and they are unique in the world. Some of them contained works of Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton from the 17th century, but also works of the Spanish painter Francisco Goya from the 18th century.

The Romanian suspects for committing these thefts, which took place between 2017-2019 in Feltham, near London, are in the custody of the British Police, in the pre-trial detention. The searches were conducted on the Romanian territory following the mutual cooperation treaties between the British and the Romanian law enforcement agencies.

The value of the books found in Romania is estimated to be 2.5 million pounds.

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