Los Angeles Times Features Bay Psalm Book’s Visit to Doheny Library

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Dean Catherine Quinlan, right, with Selby Kiffer of Sotheby's and the 1640 Bay Psalm Book.

The Los Angeles Times has featured the Bay Psalm Book's visit this week to USC's Doheny Memorial Libary. "A copy of the first book printed in the Americas, worth an estimated $15 million to $30 million, will be auctioned by Sotheby's later this month," the Times' Carolyn Kellogg wrote. "But first, it gets a showing at USC."

The USC Libraries and Sotheby's hosted a reception and viewing last night. The book—printed in 1640 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and valued from $15 million to $30 million—will be on display again today, Thursday, November 14, from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. in Doheny Library's first-floor foyer.

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