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Contra-Banned: The Banned Books Quiz
From dictionaries and picture books to YA fiction and historical accounts, no book will be well-received by everyone. Are you familiar with these popular, but banned works? Read more »
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  • Christie's. "PTOLEMY (Claudius Ptolemaeus). Geographia universalis. Translated from Greek into Latin by Willibald Pirckheimer (1470-1530), edited by Sebastian Münster (1488-1552). Basel: Heinrich Petri, August 1545." (May 4, 2010) http://www.christies.com/LotFinder/lot_details.aspx?intObjectID=5281432
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  • Moscow Kremlin. "'Antiquities of the Russian State' in oeuvre of F.G. Solntsev." (May 4, 2010) http://www.kreml.ru/en/main/virtual/exposition/Solntsev/
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