Dinner Program | Eric White on “The Gutenberg Bible”

  • 04/17/2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • Union League Club


  • Program only, does not include the meal.
  • Speaker and speaker's guest; event administrator, A/V technician

Registration is closed

Eric White, Curator of Rare Books at the Princeton University Library, will discuss his latest book Editio Princeps: A History of the Gutenberg Bible. For his work Dr. White was awarded the DeLong Book History Prize given annually to the author of the best book on any aspect of script or print published in the preceding year. Among its achievements his handsomely-illustrated book traces the ownership history of every known copy of Gutenberg’s Bible. A limited number of copies of the book will be available for sale and signing for $125 each. Dr. White has specialized in early European printing and joined Princeton in 2015 after 18 years as Curator of Special Collections at Southern Methodist University.

April Dinner: Union League Club, 65 West Jackson. The evening will follow this order: Social gathering 5-6 pm; program at 6 pm; dinner immediately to follow. Program is free and open to the public. Beverages available for $6-$12. Three-course dinner: $63.00. Reservations are required for either the program only or the dinner/program combination. Reservations must be received no later than NOON, Monday, April 15. Payment will be required for dinner reservations cancelled after that time and for no-shows. To reserve call 312-255-3710 or e-mail caxtonclub@newberry.org.


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60 W. Walton Street
Chicago, IL  60610

Tel: +1 (312) 255-3710