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Library of Congress: Thomas Jefferson's Personal Library

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Library of Congress: Thomas Jefferson's Personal Library

Library of Congress: Thomas Jefferson's Personal Library

Library of Congress: Thomas Jefferson's Personal Library

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The Library of Congress has managed to re-create —with the help of rare-book collectors —-the missing two-thirds of Thomas Jefferson's Library. Mark Dimunation, of the Library of Congress, discusses Jefferson's tastes and rare-book detectives.