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The 10 Rarest Books in the World

By Becky Ferreira Apr 26, 2013

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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!

Tags: shakespeare, books, slideshows, collections, books-and-comics, antiques

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Becky Ferreira

Becky Ferreira is a writer, performer, and raptor based in New York.

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