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The 10 Rarest Books in the World

The god of science, Carl Sagan, once wisely said that "books break the shackles of time proof that humans can work magic." That is especially true of the ultra-rare books we will profile in this slideshow. From political documents handled by the Founding Fathers to a limited edition run of a storybook pulled from the Harry Potter universe into real life, these are the top 10 rarest books in the world!

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