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Here are some fun facts from the Guinness Book of World Records:
Largest library: The Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. houses over 125 million items, including 18 million books. Established in 1800, it has 532 miles of bookshelves!
Best selling (commercial) book: The Guinness Book of World Records! They have sold 91,941,000 Guinness books from 1955-2001.
Best selling (religious) book: The Bible, which has had over 5 billion copies printed.
Most valuable book: 1 of the 5 original copies of Shakespeare's First Folio (written in 1623) sold at auction for $6,166,000.
Most overdue library book: A book borrowed by Col. Robert Walpole in 1867 from Sidney Sussex College at Cambridge was returned 288 years later when someone found it!
Check out the new 2013 Guinness Book at the Media Center!
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