Incunabula lecture

On 7 June the incunabulist Paul Needham, Scheide Librarian at Princeton University, will give a masterclass at Cambridge University Library on collation and composition in the fifteenth century. Using CUL’s 42-line Gutenberg Bible as an exemplar, Paul will discuss how collation can be deduced and described and what can be learnt about the incunable press through unpicking a book’s collation.

The class will take place in the Sir Geoffrey Keynes Room at Cambridge University Library and will run from 2.00 until 3.30, including time for questions. Places will be limited to 15 and booking is essential. To reserve a place please email Katie Birkwood.

Illuminated initial from CUL's 42-line Bible - Inc.1.A.1.1(3761)

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