Bay Psalm Book

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First American Book Now World's Most Expensive

Bay Psalm Book sold for record $14M

(Newser) - The first book ever printed in what became the USA is now the world's most expensive printed book. One of 11 surviving copies of the Bay Psalm Book has sold at auction for just over $14 million—below Sotheby's pre-sale estimate $15 million to $30 million but still... More »

This Book Could Be the Most Expensive Ever Sold

Among printed books, that is

(Newser) - If the auctioneers selling it off are to be believed, an almost pocket-sized book of Bible verses is set to sell for as much as $30 million. That's because it's not any old book—it's one of 11 remaining copies of the Bay Psalm Book, which is... More »

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