January 24, 2017
“From Mainz to Austin: Carl H. Pforzheimer’s Gutenberg Bible”
Eric White, Curator of Rare Books at Princeton University, discusses the Harry Ransom Center’s Gutenberg Bible, focusing on recent scholarship and new discoveries related to its early provenance. The Center’s Gutenberg Bible is on permanent display in the lobby.
A reception follows.
Read White’s thoughts on the Gutenberg Bible and its variations.
This event is free and open to the public; donations welcome. Please be aware that the Ransom Center’s Charles Nelson Prothro Theater seats 125. Line forms upon arrival of the first patron, and doors open 30 minutes in advance.