An article from a 1912 Bulletin of the Medical Library Association on the disinfection of books.
In Bordeaux, several people were attacked by a feverish lumbago after having rearranged the library books of the Faculty of Medicine.
The library at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is now one of 13 libraries in the world to own a reproduction of Codex Vaticanus, considered one of the oldest surviving Greek manuscripts of the Bible. Apparently there are 450 copies of this book [original is at the Vatican] and only thirteen are in libraries. I guess you can get one too, for around 6K. [thanks brandon]