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History of the Early Book

Wednesday April 17, 2019 05:00 PM EDT
Cost: Free

From the venue:

Seating is limited. Please register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bound-with-history-encounters-with-the-rose-librarys-collections-series-two-tickets-59190142309

Two book historians, Nick Wilding (Georgia State University) and Jenny Bledsoe (Emory University and Agnes Scott College), will cover the history of early books (15th-16th century) in their lectures. Wilding will talk about the history of early printing, and Bledsoe will speak about Rose Library’s 15th-century chronicle roll and medical manuscript leaves. Relevant items from the Rose Library’s collection will be available for viewing after the talks. Second in the Rose Library’s “Bound with History” event series.

This event is open to the public at no charge. Parking: Fishburne deck: http://bit.ly/fishburneparking. For accessibility accommodations, please make requests in advance: maya.cody at emory.edu or 404-727-7620.

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