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    An Egyptian book restorer salvages burnt and damaged books at the Institute of Egypt in central Cairo after the world-famous center caught fire.

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    Egypt has lost an important part of its cultural heritage after important manuscripts and up to 200,000 books were destroyed by fire in the ...Egypt has lost an important part of its cultural heritage after important manuscripts and up to 200,000 books were destroyed by fire in the building of the Egyptian Scientific Institute in Cairo.

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An Egyptian book restorer lays out burned and damaged books to dry in the garden of the Institut d'Egypte on Monday after a fire over the weeked nearly gutted the building and destroyed much of its contents.

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All sizes | Used Books, via Flickr. I want to go here so bad. Some of my favorite books were ordered from places like this since they're out of print.

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It's nice that all my books can fit in my pc and Kindle but nothing beats the sight of them piled high on the floor and stuffed into bookshelves like in a second hand bookstore.

Hey @Katie Ukrop, @Mary Fleming, @Maggie Smith and @Quirk Gallery...LOOK AT THESE! Can we get them, please?

Rows and rows, stacks upon stacks, all the way to the ceiling, over the door, so many books, endless books, yes!

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...abandoned books, St. Joseph's Seminary, United Kingdom...