IES Annual Lecture in the history of the book

Members attending

Elizabeth Savage

Scientific meeting

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Takes place on: Thursday 1 February 2018.
Location: London
Related institutions: Institute of English Studies
Johannes Gutenberg printed the first book, the Gutenberg Bible, around 1455. Over 500 years later, his invention still shapes how we communicate. But what did his press look like? How was it made? And how did it work? To relaunch the IES Annual Lecture in the History of the Book, this event gives participants the rare opportunity to learn how Alan May (Reading) and Martin Andrews (Reading) reverse-engineered and rebuilt Gutenberg
Related keywords: book history, material bibliography, printed books