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Most expensive books ever sold

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List of the most expensive books in the world

Rated 0 points - posted 9 years ago by orangeporridge in category Books.
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The Codex Leicester Report Abuse
Journal of Leonardo Da Vinci drawings and sketches was sold in auction for $30, 8 million to Bill Gates making it the most expensive book ever sold.
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The Gospels of Henry the Lion Report Abuse
The exact price for this book is not know but it varies between $10-20 million.
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John James Audubon’s “Birds of America” Report Abuse
It was sold in auction for $8, 8 million making it the most expensive printed book, which has been sold
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The Gutenberg Bible Report Abuse
One of the first books printed by Johan Gutenberg.The estimated value of this book is $8, 3 million
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Geoffrey Chaucer's ''The Canterbury Tales'' Report Abuse
Collection of stories written in the 14th century.It was sold for $7, 2 million in auction.
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William Shakespeare’s ''First Folio'' Report Abuse
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Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau’s “Treatise on Fruit Trees” Report Abuse
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The Northumberland Bestiary Report Abuse
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Ptolemy’s “Geographia” Report Abuse
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Gerardus Mercator’s “Atlas” Report Abuse
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The 13th Amendment Report Abuse
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The Monypenny Breviary Report Abuse
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Hebrew Bible Report Abuse
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Autograph manuscript of nine symphonies Report Abuse
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psalter of Elizabeth de Bohum Report Abuse
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