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For over 200 years, the Library of the Devon and Exeter Institution has been a working library. From the outset, members borrowed books on the intellectual and scholarly pursuits of the Age of Enlightenment - science and discovery, natural history, botany, religion, history, travel and exploration. Today, many of the Institution's 19th century books are in need of conservation and we need your help to preserve them for future generations.
Many of the Institution’s books contain bookplates, inscriptions and annotations - fascinating clues to the identities of previous owners and readers. By adopting a book, you can become part of the Institution’s history while helping to preserve its best-loved books for generations to come.
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