The collection was built up from the midth Century during the university's days as Birmingham College of Art, but the books are deemed no longer relevant to current teaching or research.
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A further three boys and a girl, all aged 17, were arrested in recent days and all remain in police custody, West Midlands Police said. He said: "We haven't been able to find another copy with these s anywhere else in the world.
Only sets were made and according to Mr Albury, the one formerly owned by the university could be unique because of its English title and contents s. Related Topics. Steve Rose, deputy director of library and learning resources, said it was a "stunning collection" and he was "sad to see the books leave".
The book, binding four volumes, had been owned by Birmingham City University which decided it was no longer relevant to research. It contains plates of Russian artefacts including crowns, costume, weapons and jewellery.
The proceeds are due to be reinvested. A year-old boy became the fifth person to be arrested on suspicion of murder earlier. Another books in a collection put up for auction by the university were divided into a further 29 lots. As a mother, I seek justice for my son Sohail and plead to any witnesses to come forward and contact the police.