Friday, November 29, 2013

I've been selling rare books for over twenty-five years.  Occasionally you run into someone who tries to sell you a stolen book--in this case, a first edition BOOK OF MORMON [1830].  This happened last year.  The local Dallas paper did an interesting write up on the events surrounding the disappearance of the book:

This story has a happy ending.   Helen, the 89 year-old owner of the book, was eventually reunited with her book.  This story tells how the story ended up: