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You never know what you can find hidden in a book! On the left we have The Natural History of Selborne no. 68-69, and inside was a piece is someone’s day calendar from 1909! [Stein AC1 C36 no68-69] On the right is The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations, which contained a 1898 picture of a mother lion with her cubs! [Stein PN6081 H7 1896] #uiowa #specialcollections #libraries #booktreasures #naturalhistory #publishersbinding #selborne #languages #lions #quotations #dictionaries #england