The Breslauer Bible was acquired by USC, under the supervision of Dr. Gwara, at Christie's in London on June 2, 2010, for $77,000. Here is a link to the original auction: http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/books-manuscripts/bible-with-the-interpretation-of-hebrew-names-5320065-details.aspx?from=salesummary&intObjectID=5320065&sid=c02ce075-dc89-4950-a5fc-0ef482b807a8
Check out the video below to hear Dr. Gwara discuss the importance of the Breslauer Bible acquisition!
Dr. Gwara discusses the acquisition of the Breslauer Bible
Dr. B.H. Breslauer, whose endowment enabled USC to purchase the Breslauer Bible
Early MS 85, A Cistercian Sermon Manual also purchased with the help of B.H. Breslauer Foundation
Thanks to the generosity of the B.H. Breslauer Foundation, USC students can now enjoy the pristine beauty of one of the world's finest surviving English pocket-bibles, and USC's Irvin Department of Rare Books has been established as a serious collector of medieval manuscripts.