Tiny Bible Robert speaks with Dominic Winter, a specialist book auctioneer who sold the smallest Bible today, in Swindon, England. The Thumb Bible sold today for 16-thousand pounds to an anonymous buyer. Written in 1614 by poet John Taylor, it remains in perfect condition. A collector of miniature items found the Bible in one of her dolls' houses. The Bible, which measures 1.75 inches high by 1.25 inches across, fits in a the palm of a hand.