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The Rarest Books We Still Have

January 21, 2013

"Printed by Johann Gutenberg in Mainz, c.1455, the first book printed from movable types in the western world. Forty-eight copies survive; only thirty-one are perfect. A single leaf sells for ?50,000; a complete version would be worth tens of millions of pounds." The Telegraph (UK) 01/21/13

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