This has been debunked many times, but it just keeps coming back. Captions used:
- Library books floating down a street during the great flood of Paris 1910
- Books float on the street after a library on Rue Jacob, Paris
- The Paris Library Flood, 1910
The photograph was taken during the Great Flood of Paris in 1910. However, those are not books, but wooden paving blocks. Source: Pavements Like Jelly via London Review of Books.
Debunked by Nick Fitzsimons on Twitter. See also: HoaxOfFame blog entry.
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