Interacting with Renaissance Books: Guest Lecture with Dr. Suzanne Karr Schmidt

University of Iowa Main Library, Shambaugh Auditorium 125 West Washington St, Iowa Ccity, IA, United States

This lecture looks at the continuing life and uses of some very old books in and outside of the Making the Book, Past and Present exhibition. Starting from one of the biggest in both scale and edition size, the 1493 Nuremberg Chronicle, which was printed from hundreds of woodcut blocks, to others containing mystical puzzles or movable parts, no...