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An Extraordinary Library: The Lilly Library, Indiana University

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 10.01.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

After living in the Midwest for about 30 years I really didn't know too much about Indiana -- it seemed like a nice state but my sense was that the state was pretty limited, culturally.

8 Pages Of The Gutenberg Bible Could Sell For Half A Million Dollars At Auction

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.17.2015 | Religion

There may only be eight pages of it, but it could be worth more than half a million dollars. A fragment of the Gutenberg Bible could fetch between ...

Important Ancient Manuscripts To Go Online

AP | Posted 12.03.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican Library and Oxford University's Bodleian Library have put the first of 1.5 million pages of ancient manuscripts onli...

8 Ridiculously Expensive Books

Madeleine Crum | Posted 11.15.2011 | Books

The priciest books in the world - we're talking those in the Hampton's summer home range - are usually valued for their antiquity and connection to a ...

What Makes A Book Rare?

nytimes.com | SAM ROBERTS | Posted 08.23.2011 | Books

Before he became the first name of a bank, J. P. Morgan was a Wall Street mogul who, a century ago, bequeathed his collection of 14,000 or so rare boo...

The Gutenberg Bible: A Question of Biblical Proportion

The New York Public Library | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The New York Public Library

Every year on Aug. 24, a spotlight is shone on the famous, world-changing Gutenberg Bible. Email inboxes flash the seemingly credible information that on this date in 1456, the Bible was completed.