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Old 02-09-2020, 11:36 AM
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Some libraries used to chain books to prevent theft

one still does
Old 02-09-2020, 11:57 AM
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such was the fate of the Necrotelicomnicon and other such grimoires.

Note also that the chains prevented such tomes from chasing down and eating Library patrons too.

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