In 2017 a film-worthy theft of a collection of c. 200 historical books took place in London. The value of the loot was estimated at around 2.7 million euros. Thanks to international police work, the thieves have now been arrested and the books have been secured in Romania.

Spectacular Book Theft Solved, Books Worth Millions Recovered in Romania

In 2017 a film-worthy theft of a collection of c. 200 historical books took place in London. The value of the loot was estimated at around 2.7 million euros. Thanks to international police work, the thieves have now been arrested and the books have been secured in Romania.

Science That Gets Under The Skin

In the 17th century, Amsterdam was Europe’s number-one city for scientific research. One of the city’s great minds was the brilliant physician Gerhard Blasius, one of the co-founders of comparative anatomy. And, typically enough, his last book was a handbook of animal anatomy.

Science That Gets Under The Skin

In the 17th century, Amsterdam was Europe’s number-one city for scientific research. One of the city’s great minds was the brilliant physician Gerhard Blasius, one of the co-founders of comparative anatomy. And, typically enough, his last book was a handbook of animal anatomy.

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Bookophile

About us

Bookophile is the idea of Jürg Conzett and Ursula Kampmann. It was born in the MoneyMuseum’s newly built library, out of a common thought about how we could transmit our love of books to others.

Bookophile

About us

Bookophile is the idea of Jürg Conzett and Ursula Kampmann. It was born in the MoneyMuseum’s newly built library, out of a common thought about how we could transmit our love of books to others.