600-Year-Old Book in the Basement

Amazing stuff.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (KSTU/CNN) -The town museum in Sandy, UT, was holding an antiques fundraiser, inviting residents to donate money to find out how much their valuables were worth.

A rare book dealer, Ken Sanders, could not stop looking at what may have been the biggest findings of his career, when a man paid $2 to have his antique book examined.

“A gentleman walked in and said I’ve got a really important book here and I’m sitting there rolling my eyes and thing, ‘yeah, sure you do,'” Sanders said. “Then he opens it up and it’s a Nuremberg Chronicles from 1494.”

The Nuremberg Chronicles, comes from a time known as “the cradle pf printing,” is one of the world’s oldest printed books.



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