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New app allows users to see Melbourne’s city streets in the 1800s

Cole’s Book Arcade opened in 1883 in what is now the Bourke Street Mall. It boasted over two million new and second hand books and was famous around the world. The store offered a jovial atmosphere for its customers with a pianist, a fernery and menagerie, along with toys and a confectionery department. Cole encouraged customers to read without buying


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