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First Book Published in U.S. Fetches $14.2 Million

NEW YORK, NY, USA - A 1640 book of psalms known as the first book published in the U.S., has sold for a record-breaking $14.2 million. Only 10 other copies are known to exist.

Source: NPR - November 27, 2013



Audubon Bird Book Collects $11.5 Million

LONDON, UK - A complete copy of John James Audubon's 'The Birds of America' was sold in for approximately $11.5 million, breaking previous book sale records at the time.

Source: Wikipedia - December 7, 2010