Library of Congress to Host Exhibit On Printing

By Maryann Yin 

library of congress logoThe Library of Congress will host the “First Among Many: The Bay Psalm Book and Early Moments in American Printing” exhibition.

With this project, the curators will explore the early history of printing during American colonial times. An opening date has been scheduled for June 04, 2015. The closing date will take place on January 02, 2016.

Here’s more from the press release: “At the centerpiece of the exhibition will be two copies of the Bay Psalm Book, officially titled The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre (1640). One copy will be drawn from the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress. The second copy, which belongs to Rubenstein, will be on display from June 4 through Saturday, Aug. 8. Americans will see these texts together for the first time.”