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Man 'stole 10 books worth £15k'

RARE: Books at Peter Harrington can cost thousands of pounds (Peter Harrington)

A MAN has been charged with stealing ten books worth a whopping £14,900.

Charles Dundas, 57, is accused of stealing the rare first editions from Peter Harrington, a

PLUSH: The London store sells first editions in elegant surroundings (Peter Harrington)

specialist rare book seller in Dover Street, Green Park, London, on January 19 this year.

Dundas, from Arabella Drive, Wandsworth, south London, is also charged with the theft of

BURGLARY: Dundas is accused of stealing cash from Red Lion pub (Google)

£60 cash in a burglary of the living quarters of the Red Lion pub in Kingly Street, in Soho, London on January 23.

He is due to appear at Central London Magistrates Court later this month.

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