Swann 2009 Auction Highlights: Books

Our Books department handled many special, limited-edition works in 2009. Among the record setting items were The Bay Psalm Book, the first book printed in British North America, bound with an Edinburgh Bible, Boston, circa 1669-82, which sold on September 17 for $57,600 (left), and Marc Chagall’s Bible, two volumes with 105 exquisite etchings hors texte, one of 275 signed sets, Paris, 1956, which sold on November 10 for $108,000 (right).

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