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#rare books

# rare-books - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Antique dealer jailed after being caught with 57 books stolen from Carton House

Andrew Shannon was previously jailed for damaging a €10 million Monet painting at the National Gallery.

# rare-books - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Man previously jailed for damaging €10m Monet painting convicted of having rare stolen books

Andrew Shannon told investigators he bought the books at a fair for about £300 and was using them to decorate his house.

# rare-books - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Banned 'Aristotle' sex manual to sell for up to £400 In Pictures This post contains images

Banned 'Aristotle' sex manual to sell for up to £400

The 1766 book contained more wives tales than actual Aristotle.

# rare-books - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Signed copy of The Importance of Being Earnest fetches $362,500 at Sotheby's

A signed first edition of Oscar Wilde’s play was bought for several times the estimate at a Sotheby’s auction in New York.