Every book a surprise


The Biblio-Mat is a coin-operated vending machine that dispenses randomly-selected old books. It is the first device of its kind, allowing curious bibliophiles to sample the excitement and mystery of antiquarian-book hunting for the cost of a single $2 coin. The Biblio-Mat was designed and constructed for the Monkey’s Paw by animator Craig Small.


You can see how it works on Vimeo.


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