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First Book Printed In U.S. Sells For $14.2 Million

An auction held at Sotheby’s earlier this week fetched $14.2 million for one of eleven remaining books that were the first to be printed in the U.S. The book, a copy of the Bay Psalm Book, was printed in 1640 and is one of the rarest tomes in the world. This auction marked the first copy to be sold since …

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