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Mobile Micro-Lending: 17th-Century Book-Shaped Library Hides 50 Tiny Books

Back in the 1600s, long before science fiction authors dreamed up digital e-readers, this Jacobean traveling library was making the rounds, housing dozens of small books in a larger book-shaped case. Bound in leather like a large folio volume, it is thought to be one of the first of its kind. The handcrafted wooden shell …
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