Schoeffer, Johann

Henry Davis Collection

Ulster University, Coleraine

Henry Davis (1897-1977) was a businessman who owned factories in London and Belfast. The Henry Davis Collection consists of early and rare printed books from the invention of printing in 1455. The collection includes the Fust and Schoeffer Latin Bible of 1462, paper and vellum copies of Jenson's Pliny Historia Naturalis (Venice 1472), the first editions of the Greek and Latin classics and early ed ...