Sotheby’s hopes for record sale of ancient Hebrew Bible

The Codex Sassoon is set to be auctioned at Sotheby’s in New York in May.

The Codex Sassoon (Ariel Schalit/AP)

By Associated Press Reporter

One of the oldest surviving biblical manuscripts, a nearly complete 1,100-year-old Hebrew Bible, could soon be yours — for 30 million dollars (£24.5 million).