Partial Copy of 500-Year-Old Book for Sale at Rare Book Shop in Utah for $35,000


SALT LAKE CITY (AP).- A partial copy of a 500-year-old book considered one of the earliest and most lavishly illustrated works of the 15th century is now on sale for $35,000 at a rare book shop in Utah. Book dealer Ken Sanders was shocked back in April when while volunteering at a fundraiser for a small town museum in Sandy, just south of Salt Lake City, a man arrived with the unusual find pulled from his attic. It had been gathering dust for decades. “There was just something almost dreamlike, something surreal about a five-century-old book being found here,” said Sanders, who appraises items for PBS’s Antiques Roadshow and owns Ken Sanders Rare Books in Salt Lake City. The German language edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle, printed by Anton Koberger and published in 1493, is a world history