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Book sold after 28 years at independent bookstore

After spending nearly 30 years on the shelf of an independent bookstore, a book has a home.

According to a tweet from Broadhurst Bookshop in Southport, England, the book was sold on Saturday after having been in the store since 1991.

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“I have just sold a book that we have had in stock since May 1991,” the tweet said. “We always knew its day would come.”

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Joanne E. Ball, of the University of Liverpool, said on her own Twitter account that she tweeted the good news.

“As well as archaeology I also work part-time in a bookshop (@BroadhurstBooks),” Ball wrote. “I did this Tweet late yesterday afternoon at work & it has gone viral; this is a totally surreal experience.”

In a follow-up tweet from the bookshop account, Ball said the book was a children’s biography of William the Conqueror. 

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