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German restorer Monika Schneider-Gast works on the hand-written novels, the original editions of Jose Rizal's books

German restorer Monika Schneider-Gast works on restoring the hand-written novels, the original editions of national hero Jose Rizal's books "Noli Me Tangere" (Touch Me Not) and "El Filibusterismo" (Reign of Greed) at the National Library in Manila in May 2011. Schneider-Gast said tropical conditions and the library's threadbare budget were big obstacles to saving them for future generations

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18 June 2012