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A library book was returned 288 yrs late
short by Vaibhav Gupta / on Thursday, 30 June, 2016
The Guinness World record for the most overdue library book is held by Robert Walpole of England, who borrowed a book from the Sidney Sussex College in 1668. The book was returned 288 years later and it has been reported that no fine was taken on the return of the book to the library.