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book cover image The Card Catalog

In The Card Catalog, the Library of Congress brings booklovers an enriching tribute to the power of the written word. Mouse not required.

Featuring more than 200 full-color images of original catalog cards from the library's magnificent archives,The Card Catalog celebrates one of the world's most famous libraries. Not to mention the brilliant catalog system that has kept it organized for hundreds of years.

From The Cat in the Hat to Shakespeare's First Folio, this package is an ode to the enduring magic and importance of books.

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