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‘Crown jewel’ of American Printing Fetches $14.2 Million in Record Auction
Originally Posted: 12/02/2013 - 12:04pm | Type: Blog

One of the 11 surviving copies of the Bay Psalm Book, the first book (and the first book of Scripture) printed in English in America, was sold for $14.2 million, the highest price ever recorded for a print boo ...

En Route to Sotheby’s, Bay Psalm Book Traces Nation’s Seesaw Religious History
Originally Posted: 11/21/2013 - 6:02pm | Type: Blog

Three hundred and seventy-three years ago, when the chief Puritan “divines” of the young Massachusetts Bay Colony printed their own translation of the Bible’s Book of Psalms, they prided themselves on importin ...