11.5 million dollars!
A book like this was sold for $11.5 million in the 2010 Christie's sale in New York.
There were so many museums in the United States that they had their own legendary treasures. Needless to say, Birds of America was one of those, so the competition for this book was dominated by museums.
The bidding for Birds of America originally started at a price of $2.2 million, but after a round of higher offers, the price soared and eventually broke the ten million mark.
Li Du looked at the picture on the news. It showed an elegant girl opening a big book, and looking from the picture, that book's condition was inferior compared to the one he now owned.
The book was well preserved, being protected from the cover to the inside pages by a thin coat of wax. In addition, it had been stored in a hollow board without a speck of dust!
Support your favorite authors and translators in webnovel.com