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1890 Book Stand Machine

“Book readers know the tiresomeness of holding books in the best position for comfortable reading […] The Reading Stand holds the open dictionary by your side, only a turn of the head being required to consult it, while the book you are reading is held open before you.” Internet Archive

Via: EBook Friendly where there are 5 more “…Fascinating Book Machines Before the Kindle”

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