A Costly Read!

A Costly Read!

The first book to be printed, in what will go on to be the United States of America has set new record at auction! $14m to be exact! The translation of the Biblical psalms, “The Bay Psalm Book”, is seen at Sotheby’s in New York on November 26, 2013. The book, printed by Puritan settlers in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1640 was sold at a one-lot auction by Sotheby’s.

Added on: April 4th, 2014

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