Posted on 04/29/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A four-hundred-year-old book stolen from the Carnegie Library in Pittsburgh has been recovered, according to the New York Times.

Authorities say an archivist had stolen the 1615 Geneva Bible, among other items worth a grand total of $8 million, over the course of twenty years.

Investigators found the Bible in a museum focused on American pilgrims in Leiden, the Netherlands.

Read more about the theft ring, which brought together a rare-book dealer and the library archivist, in the New York Times.

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