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re: Thanks for the kind words about the article. In Europe in the middle ages, books were rare and very valuable. If you wanted to read a book, say ...
 

I thought you must have made a typo in saying that the copies were returned to the ships. But no! It seems that indeed, they kept the original versions for themselves and those hastily made copies were actually returned! At least I guess they didn't have illuminated manuscripts yet back then! That would have hurt I think!

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