The Library of Alexandria

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In ancient Egypt, any books found in ships coming into port, would be brought immediately to the Library of Alexandria and be copied. The original would be kept in the library and the copy was given back to the owner.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Library_of_Alexandria#History

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Oh god what i would give to be able to shop around in that library......glorious history