First Book WrittenThe first book written
"It is a challenging way to learn and speak at a critical moment in the country's policy and culture. This is part of Alfred's attempt to raise and collect his own folk through the use of educational lyrics in the popular tongue and not in Latin, which bring them together in the face of an exterior (Viking) menace.
It was kept in Worcester until the end of the seventeenth centuary, when it was purchased by Robert Scot's Bodleian as part of Christopher Hatton, 1st Baron Hatton's own private work.
The first book written and printed in North America, north of Mexico, is published by Stephen Daye.
One of the first books published in the Americas, just North of Mexico, was the Whole Booke of Psalmes, published by Richard Mather, John Eliot and others..... Also known as the Bay Psalm Books, it was the first English-language publication in the New World. It was published in 1640 by Stephen Daye, a metalworker in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Since the Bay Psalm Books released a new version of the psalm made in the United States, it was also the first psalm volume to be produced in the United States, just North of Mexico. A hundred and a year had passed since Juan Pablos had produced the first Mexican print and also the first Western print.
Eleven of the 1700 copy print run will be retained. "When the first machine came to British America, it was delivered in the 1638/39s. In 1639 an almaac and the "Oath of a Freeman" were published, although no real samples were found. Sotheby' s sold a copy of the Bay Psalm Book at auction in New York on 26 November 2013.
It was the first copy since 1947 when it made $151,000. This copy was a copy of the Old South Church in Boston, which had a remarkable two of them. To prepare this sale, Sotheby's released an exhaustive catalog that investigated all facets of the physics books and their contents.
The information was available on the Sotheby's website under this hyperlink. The New York Times released an ad about the upcoming sales before the November 16, 2013 bid: I quote: "The opening of the twenty-third Psalm was quoted by David N. Redden as he had learned it by heart as a child: "The Lord is my herdsman.
"He opened a little weather-beaten ledger and reads the verse it contains: "So the Lord, who is to be seen a shepherd, does not want me. "Mr. Redden, who is head of Sotheby's accounting division and has sold auctions, including a copy of Magna Carta and the Declaration of Independence, will be selling this copy on November 26.
Sotheby' s is expecting it to go for $15 million to $30 million, which would make it the most costly work ever oversubscribed at the auction - more costly than a copy of John James Audubons'The Birds of America', which in December 2010 for $11. 54 million (equivalent to $12. 39 million in 2013 dollars), which sold topical recording.
Whilst the cost was well below the low valuation and probably only reached the reserves, he established a new sales all-time high.