08/10/2010 04:10 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

The Most EXPENSIVE Textbooks (PHOTOS)

If you think your college textbooks cost you an arm and a leg every semester, the following pricey tomes might blow you away.

According to CBS Money Watch's list of the 12 Most Expensive Textbooks In America, these books cover every subject from philosophy to film to genetics -- and every price tag from $600 to more than $1,000. Just hope that your professor doesn't assign one as required reading -- and if he or she does, prepare to empty your wallet. On the other hand, you can always try looking for it in a library or buying it used.

Click through to see six textbooks with price tags that will really set you back, and check out Money Watch's full list for the rest of the titles.

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