A.S.W. Rosenbach Lectures in Bibliography

Document Type

Presentation

Date of this Version

3-2013

Comments

A series of three lectures presented March 18, 19, and 21, 2013 in the Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania Libraries.Citation:

Needham, Paul. "The First Quarter Century of European Printing." [Lecture 1: "The 1450s: Bookmaking Inventions." Lecture 2: "The 1460s: Slow Diaspora." Lecture 3: "1470-1475: The Sowing of Printing Shops."] A.S.W. Rosenbach Lectures in Bibliography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Philadelphia, PA, March 18, 19, 21, 2013.

Abstract

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries A.S.W. Rosenbach Lectures in Bibliography for 2013:

Monday, March 18, 2013: "The 1450s: Bookmaking Inventions." Total time: 1:29:39. Welcome: David N. McKnight (00:01); Introduction: William Noel (05:12); Lecture: Paul Needham (07:00).

March 19, 2013: "The 1460s: Slow Diaspora." Total time: 01:35:48. Introduction: David N. McKnight (00:01); Lecture: Paul Needham (07:50); Question and Answer (01:25:00).

March 21, 2013: 1470-1475: "The Sowing of Printing Shops." Total time: 01:24:53. Introduction: David N. McKnight (00:01); Lecture: Paul Needham (01:52); Question and Answer (01:09:55).

Since 1998, Paul Needham has served as the Curator of the Scheide Collection at the Princeton University Library, before which he worked at Sotheby's and the Pierpont Morgan Library. He is on faculty at the University of Virginia's Rare Book School. Widely acknowledged as the leading expert on Johannes Gutenberg and the early history of printing, Dr. Needham has written or contributed to more than 90 publications.

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Date Posted: 07 December 2013