The First Quarter Century of European Printing

Paul Needham, Librarian, The Scheide Library

These lectures cover the early development and spread of printing technologies in Europe.

March 18, 19, and 21, 2013. Lectures begin 5:30pm @ Orrery Pavilion, Kislak Center
Lecture Open to the public
Detail from Biblia Latina, [Mainz: Johann Gutenberg and Johann Fust, before August 1456], courtesy of the William H. Scheide Library, Princeton University Library

Schedule

  • March 18, 2013: The 1450s: Bookmaking Inventions
  • March 19, 2013: The 1460s: Slow Diaspora
  • March 21, 2013: 1470-1475: The Sowing of Printing Shops

Event Series

A.S.W. Rosenbah

The A.S.W. Rosenbach Lectures in Bibliography

The Rosenbach Fellowship in Bibliography, established by the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania in 1928, honors a gift for that purpose from A.S.W. Rosenbach, one of America's greatest book dealers and collectors.

Featured image: Detail from Biblia Latina, [Mainz: Johann Gutenberg and Johann Fust, before August 1456]
Courtesy of the William H. Scheide Library, Princeton University Library