Religion: 106000

One of the most prized bibliographical treasures in the world is a Gutenberg Bible. The first edition is four times as rare as a first folio of Shakespeare. Last week in Manhattan a perfect copy of this Bible was auctioned off for $106,000 to Dr. Abraham S. Wolf Rosenbach.*

The bidding was determined. Miss Belle da Costa Greene, librarian of the J. P. Morgan Library† opened the contest with an offer of $50,000. Bids jumped at once by $5,000 each until William Evarts Benjamin, supposedly on behalf of the Cathedral of St. John...

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