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  • He had a wonderful coIlection in his library and elsewhere of rare books and works of art.

    My Memories of Eighty Years

  • The Research Center next to the store contained rare books of London, leather-bound with gold-edged pages for wealthy collectors — Call of the Wild, White Fang, Sea-Wolf.

    A BIRTHDAY GIFT

  • When the other shop owners brought in their damaged goods for inspection, the magistrate discovered that one had rare books that had been stolen from the Hanlin Academy thirty years before.

    The Bonesetter's Daughter

  • Some of the rare books and manuscripts he had around him at Nunappleton are now in the Bodleian, the treasures of which he had protected in troubled times.

    Andrew Marvell

  • He enjoyed rare books with rich leather bindings and was fond of very old cognac; otherwise he did not often indulge himself.

    I Don’t Understand ?

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