A Los Angeles man named Louis Waynai held a huge copy of the King James Bible. The project took two years to complete, more than 8,700 hours of work and, for him, Waynai printed text using a rubber stamp home.
When it was open, the Bible Waynai measured 1.10 meters high and 2.5 meters wide. When it was closed, the back of the Bible was 86 centimeters thick. The book was 8,048 pages and weighed 496 kilos.
An African-American woman with her daughter standing in front of her former slave quarters on the Boone Hall plantation, owned by Thomas A. Stone. Photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt. South Carolina, USA, 1938.