Hakimzadeh Sentenced to Two Years

An update on this story: Farhad Hakimzadeh has been sentenced to two years in prison; he had pleaded guilty to 14 counts of theft for taking maps, illustrations and other pages from rare books in the British and Oxford University libraries, often to improve the editions he already owned. Via MapHist; see also Tony Campbell’s page on map thefts.

Previously: The Case of Farhad Hakimzadeh.