In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Rebecca Romney

Date / Time

  • April 27, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location

2008-2010 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103, United States

Registration

  • Non-members: $15 (includes general admission to the museum). Purchase online.
  • Members: FREE | To reserve member tickets, please call 215-732-1600 x100 or email [email protected]
  • Members and non-members can both purchase a book + ticket bundle at a discount!

Description

The Rosenbach is delighted to welcome Rebecca Romney, author of Printer’s Error: Irreverent Stories from Book History. In a discussion moderated by Edward G. Pettit, Romney chronicles some of the strangest and most curious episodes in the history of Western printing, from Johannes Gutenberg’s financial crisis to Benjamin Franklin’s broken engagement.

Rebecca Romney is a rare book seller for Honey & Wax Books. She is also an author and podcaster, as well as the rare-book expert on the History Channel hit series Pawn Stars.

Join the Conversation

A series of informal, intimate talks given by literary and cultural luminaries, In Conversation with the Rosenbach delves into fascinating histories, intellectual curiosities, and inspiring ideas. Each program offers the audience a chance to join the conversation after the talk and share their own thoughts and questions.