Gutenberg Bible of 1454, the

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When it comes to revolutions in public knowledge, the Gutenberg Bible is up there with the Internet. As the first major Western publication to be printed using movable metal type, this extraordinary technological and artistic feat heralded the age of the printed book. This meticulous reprint, listed in the UNESCO Memory of the World program, reproduces the Gottingen Library edition, one of the very few surviving complete vellum originals worldwide.
ISBN 9783836562218. TASCHEN.
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When it comes to revolutions in public knowledge, the Gutenberg Bible is up there with the Internet. As the first major Western publication to be printed using movable metal type, this extraordinary technological and artistic feat heralded the age of the printed book. This meticulous reprint, listed in the UNESCO Memory of the World program, reproduces the Gottingen Library edition, one of the very few surviving complete vellum originals worldwide.
  • Author
    Stephan Füssel
  • Publisher
    TASCHEN
  • Release
    June 2018
  • Binding
    Hardcover, 2 vols. with booklet
  • Format
    1396 pages. 23.5 x 33 cm
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