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What do a Gutenberg Bible, Charles Bukowski and Paul Theroux have in common?

What do a Gutenberg Bible, Charles Bukowski and Paul Theroux have in common?

What do a Gutenberg Bible, Charles Bukowski and Paul Theroux have in common?

The Huntington Library.

In the past, the Huntington Library was known for its rarified atmosphere and rare books. Created from the estate of railroad magnate Henry Huntington, who was a rare-book collector, the Huntington Library has within its holdings a Gutenberg Bible printed on vellum in 1455 -- one of only 11 that have survived -- plus a first folio edition of William Shakespeare's plays, the Ellesmere manuscript of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales,  John James Audubon’s "Birds of America" and Henry David Thoreau's signed manuscript of...

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