Massachusetts Bay Colony

This April 2013 file photo provided by Sotheby's and taken in New York shows what the auction house describes as "the world’s most valuable book," the Bay Psalm Book, which is the first book ever printed in what is now the United States. The book was published in Cambridge, Mass., by the Puritan leaders of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. It came just 20 years after the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock. (AP Photo/Sotheby's, File)

Psalm book fetches record $14.2M at NY auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A tiny book of psalms from 1640, believed to be the first book printed in what’s now the United States, sold for just under $14.2 million on Tuesday, setting an auction […]


The Whole Booke of Psalmes for auction at Sotheby's (Photo credit: Sotheby's)

Hymnal that dates to 1640 could fetch $30M

NEW YORK (AP) — A tiny hymnal from 1640 believed to be the first book ever printed in what is now the United States is going up for auction, and it could sell for as much as $30 million.



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