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May 3, 1983
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The 11th International Book Fair which closed here Saturday drew about 60,000 people who browsed among the 100,000 books exhibited by 1,000 publishers from 36 countries. There were plenty of buyers too, according to the Fair’s organizers. The most expensive book was a photocopy of a rare Passover Haggadah which survived in Germany after World War II. Ten copies were sold at $1,500 each. Several expensive books were stolen from the Japanese exhibit on the opening night of the Fair. The thieves have not been traced.

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