WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE BOOK
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
What is the most expensive book in the world?
The monks of the Benedictine monastery Helmarshausen were commissioned
by Brunswick's ruler Henry and his wife Mathilde in
1188 to write the Gospels of Henry the Lion.
The book is the record of Henry's political ambitions
to become one of the most powerful ruler in his era.
The book sold at auction in 1983 for 32.5 million deutsche marks
or just about $12 million USD.
Gospels of Henry the Lion
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