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World's most expensive printed book sold for $14.2m

27 November 2013 Last updated at 10:19 GMT

A tiny book of psalms has been sold at auction in New York for more than $14m, making it the world's most expensive printed book.

It is thought the translation of Biblical psalms is the first book ever printed in what is now the United States.

Katy Watson reports.

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