Most Expensive Books in the World (Ranked)

St. Cuthbert Gospel - $14 million (687 C.E.)

6. St. Cuthbert Gospel – $14 million (687 C.E.)

Seeing this book, right here? Well, it’s 1300 years old! Yep, you’re looking at Europe’s earliest book that is still intact. It was written by St. Cuthbert, who passed away in 687 and was buried with the book.

The discovery of the gospel happened in 1104 while his remains were being shifted to a different location. It was purchased by the British Library for a total of $14 million after a plea for fundraising was carried out successfully.

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