7 Of The Most Expensive Books Ever Sold


Most Expensive Books

Even in a world where tablet computers and smart phones are taking the place of books, most households still have enough books to fill a bookshelf or two. Mom's old cookbook, Grandpa's old Bible or even a favorite childhood book may still be cherished family memories. Even in a world where books are losing popularity, to collectors, they're still fetching big dollars. Here's a list of the most expensive books sold.

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