550 Years of the Gutenberg Bible - Paul Needham, Princeton University

September 18, 2014 - 7:30 pm

107 EPB

UI Center for the Book Brownell Lecture on the History of the Book featuring Paul Needham

Paul Needham is the Curator of the privately-owned Scheide Collection housed in the Firestone Library at Princeton University. He was formerly at the Pierpont Morgan Library and Sotheby’s, and he is on faculty at the University of Virginia's Rare Book School. He is a leading authority on Johannes Gutenberg and the development of printing in Europe. Dr. Needham has written or contributed to more than 90 publications. His talk will offer an overview of the earliest years of printing in the fifteenth century, focusing on many aspects of the Gutenberg Bible.