The British Library is now displaying one of the world’s most expensive books
06 February 2019 | 12:41 pm
These stunning pictures show one of the world's most expensive books which can now be seen at a British library. "The Birds of America" by John James Audubon is available to view at the Mitchell Library in Glasgow
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