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Vintage vending machine that dishes out 25-year-old books at random for just $2

The 'Biblio-Mat' dispenses a random book, at least 25-years-old, for $2
The invention has proved popular, amusing and mystifying customers

A book shop has come up with a novel way to sell second-hand books - by dispensing them at random from a vintage vending machine.

In exchange for a $2 coin, the ‘Biblio-Mat’ gives curious book lovers a novel picked at random at quirky bookstore the Monkey’s Paw in Toronto, Canada.

The creative invention holds books that are at least 25-years-old and has proved popular among customers who are left 'amused and mystified' by their purchase surprise.

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