A man has been convicted of possession of 67 stolen antique books, including a very rare King James Bible. Andrew Shannon (51) has been charged with illegally handling books from the Carton House library in Kildare, the historic seat of the FitzGerald family. The books, including a 1660 edition of
Joseph Ziemba is proof of the old adage: “One man’s waste is another’s treasure. In the age of electronic books, Ziemba searches for old books with broken bindings and soiled pages and restores them in his workshop at Saint-Luke Episcopal Church. “I’m the old bookbinder in the attic,” Ziemba sneered.