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How the copy has travelled through the centuries to arrive at the Calgary Book Drive and Sale is a mystery, said rare books co-ordinator Inese Clark. "In a lot of ways, it's always interesting. We wonder where these early books come from," she said. This time, it simply showed up in a box along with other books donated to the fund-raising sale. The copy of Paradise Lost will be part of the special books section when the sale opens June 11.

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