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Library Book Returned After 145 Years

Title page of returned book
Title page of returned book
If you think your books are overdue, take a look at these links about a book recently returned to Leyburn Library at Washington and Lee University 145 years after it was stolen during the Civil War:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/
ALeqM5j0ToG814xNpc_CfqAfmHEzKEdpAAD97ISL6G0
       

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPlE_yPj2zc

The Leyburn Library kindly waived the $52,000 fine.

Remember, it’s never too late to return library books!