A Gutenberg Bible and the Eccentric Woman Who Made It Her Own (Originally aired March 29, 2019)

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

  • Jun 20, 2019 10:00 pm
  • 50:31

Guest: Margaret Leslie Davis, author of “The Lost Gutenberg: The Astounding Story of One Book's Five-Hundred Year Odyssey” Fewer than 50 of them exist in the world. For rare book collectors, a Bible printed by Johann Gutenberg before the summer of 1456 is the Holy Grail of acquisitions. Throughout history only one Gutenberg Bible has been owned by a woman collector – an American named Estelle Doheny.