Paul Needham became Scheide Librarian at Princeton University in 1998, before which he worked at Sotheby’s and at the Pierpont Morgan Library. Among his books is Twelve Centuries of Bookbinding: 400–1600 (1979). He has given Rare Book School courses on early printed books both at the Morgan and at the Huntington.
Courses Formerly Offered
- Physical Evidence in Early Printed Books (1988–1991); The Use of Physical Evidence in Early Printed Books (1993, 1996–1999)
- The Study of Incunabula (1983–1984, with Felix de Marez Oyens)