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  Smallest book in the world
Updated 03 April 2002, 16.36

The world's smallest book has gone on sale.

For 69 you'll get a 26-page, leather bound volume which measures 2.4mm by 2.9mm and has a letter of the alphabet on each page.

Tweezers to turn the pages

But you'll need a magnifying glass to read it and tweezers to turn the pages!

Alexander Nedo, director of the German publishing company, Die Gestalten Verlag said: "It was printed in the usual way, but all the machinery and tools had to be created in miniature first."

The publishers expect the book to be a collector's item and only 30 copies have been printed, compared to the normal 100,000.

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