10 Most Expensive Books in The World
By. Rohit P.
By Leonardo da Vinci - A collection of scientific writings by da Vinci, sold for $30.8 million in 1994.
The Codex Leicester
The first book printed in what is now the United States, sold for $14.2 million in 2013.
The Bay Psalm Book
A 12th century illuminated manuscript, sold for $11.7 million in 1983.
The Gospels of Henry the Lion
By John James Audubon - A book of illustrations of American birds, sold for $11.5 million in 2010.
Birds of America
By Geoffrey Chaucer - A manuscript of the famous Middle English work, sold for $7.5 million in 1998.
The Canterbury Tales
By William Shakespeare - A collection of Shakespeare's plays, sold for $6.2 million in 2001.
One of the first books printed using movable type, sold for $5.39 million in 1987.
The Bard by J.K. Rowling - A book of fairy tales mentioned in the Harry Potter series, sold for $3.98 million in 2007.
The Tales of Beedle
By William Blake - A book of poetry and illustrations, sold for $2.5 million in 1999.
The First Book of Urizen
By Nicolaus Copernicus - A book proposing a heliocentric model of the universe, sold for $2.2 million in 1992.
De revolutionibus orbium coelestium