'Forging the Moon, or, How to Spot a Fake Galileo': A talk by Nick Wilding on Galileo’s Sidereus Nunciusas

The Bibliographical Society in conjunction with the British Library is pleased to announce that Nick Wilding, Assistant Professor in Early Modern History at Georgia State University, will talk about his recent work recognising a copy of Galileo’s Sidereus Nunciusas a forgery. It had been authenticated in 2011 by a team of experts as Galileo's autograph proof copy, and valued at $10m.

Dates: Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 18:00
Location: British Library Conference Centre, 96 Euston Road, London