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 Book (Ang.-Saxon, boc; Danish, beuke; German, buche, a beech-tree).Book. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
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The dearest ever sold. A Mazarin Bible at the Thorold sale, in 1884, bought by Mr. Quaritch, bookseller, Piccadilly, London, for £3,900. In 1873 Lord Ashburnham gave £3,400 for a copy.   1
 


 Book (Ang.-Saxon, boc; Danish, beuke; German, buche, a beech-tree).Book. 

 
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