10. Bay Psalm Book


The first book to be printed in the United States.

Bay Psalm Book grafika

  • price: $14,200,000
  • price in 2021 considering inflation: $15,800,000
  • author: ???
  • publication date: 1640
  • sales year: 2013

9. St Cuthbert Gospel


Pocket Book of the Gospels buried with St. Cuthbert in 687. Taken from his coffin in 1104 and stored in Durham Cathedral.

St Cuthbert Gospel grafika

  • price: $14,340,000
  • price in 2021 considering inflation: $16,200,000
  • author: ???
  • publication date: 710
  • sales year: 2012

8. Shíbì jīngshè yīnzhù Tángshū xiángjiē


Shíbì jīngshè yīnzhù Tángshū xiángjiē grafika

  • price: $17,060,000
  • price in 2021 considering inflation: $17,600,000
  • author: Ouyang Xiu
  • publication date: 1230
  • sales year: 2018

7. Sherborne Missal


Illuminated Missal used at Sherborne Abbey.

Sherborne Missal grafika

  • price: $21,210,000
  • price in 2021 considering inflation: $31,000,000
  • author: ???
  • edition: the beginning of the 15th century
  • sales year: 2001

6. Magna Carta


Magna Carta grafika

  • price: $21,320,000
  • price in 2021 considering inflation: $26,600,000
  • author: ???
  • publication date: 1297
  • sales year: 2007

5. Codex Leicester


Collection of hand-made scientific writings by Leonardo da Vinci.

Codex Leicester grafika

  • price: $30,800,000
  • price in 2021 considering inflation: $53,800,000
  • author: Leonardo da Vinci
  • publication date: 1500
  • sales year: 1994

4. Letter from Zeng Gong to his friend


The only surviving work of a Song Dynasty scholar.

Letter from Zeng Gong to his friend grafika

  • price: $31,730,000
  • price in 2021 considering inflation: $34,200,000
  • author: Zeng Gong
  • publication date: 1080
  • sales year: 2016

3. Book of Mormon


Copy of the original manuscript by Oliver Cowdery.

Book of Mormon grafika

  • price: $35,000,000
  • price in 2021 considering inflation: $37,000,000
  • author: Joseph Smith Jr.
  • publication date: 1830
  • sales year: 2017

2. Letters from Zhao Mengfu to his friend Guo Tianxi


Letters from Zhao Mengfu to his friend Guo Tianxi grafika

  • price: $38,200,000
  • price in 2021 considering inflation: $38,700,000
  • author: Zhao Mengfu
  • publication date: 1254-1322
  • sales year: 2019

1. United States Constitution


First printed US Constitution.

United States Constitution grafika

  • price: $43,200,000
  • price in 2021 considering inflation: $43,200,000
  • author: Konwencja Konstytucyjna
  • publication date: 1787
  • sales year: 2021