Gutenberg Bible. Earliest full- scale work printed using the Gutenberg printing press. 1455 British Library

Earliest full- scale work printed using the Gutenberg printing press.

image of page from the Gutenberg Bible. The Gutenberg Bible was the first major work printed using moveable type.

SCANNING: This text reads from left to right. There's also beautiful illumination of the margins to scan and distract you from your scripture reading (assuming you read the Bible in Latin).

1455 vellum copy Gutenberg Bible at the Huntington Library in San Marino, CA.  One of the most amazing things I have ever seen.

1455 vellum copy Gutenberg Bible (note the Richard P. Feynman quote behind :P)

Gutenberg Bible: View the British Library's Digital Versions Online

Gutenberg Bible: View the British Library's Digital Versions Online

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On this day, Feb 23, 1455, Gutenberg finishes his first copies of the Bible. It was the first Western book to be printed with movable type. (The one in the picture belongs to the New York Public Library. It was the first copy, in 1847, to come to the US.)

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Gutenberg Bible in Lenox Library.

This Japanese Scroll Was Re-Printed a Million Times—700 Years Before Gutenberg

Gutenberg Bible in Lenox Library.

Archivist Letterpress Matches Home Fires: This oversized box of matches is not only functional but beautiful too. The quirky design has been individually letterpress printed, a process that has changed little since the Gutenberg bible was published over five hundred years ago. Letterpress is a term used to describe printing using a press that inks the image then ‘stamps’ the paper. Although it fell out of favour many years ago, as litho printing became the norm, it's now making a very…

Archivist Letterpress Matches Home Fires

Archivist Letterpress Matches Home Fires: This oversized box of matches is not only functional but beautiful too. The quirky design has been individually letterpress printed, a process that has changed little since the Gutenberg bible was published over five hundred years ago. Letterpress is a term used to describe printing using a press that inks the image then ‘stamps’ the paper. Although it fell out of favour many years ago, as litho printing became the norm, it's now making a very…

On the 24 August 1456, the #GutenbergBible, was produced on a printing press. Gutenberg's 42-line Bible is the earliest full-scale work printed in Europe using movable type.

Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe.

Archivist Letterpress Calm Waters Matches: This oversized box of matches is not only functional but beautiful too. The quirky design has been individually letterpress printed, a process that has changed little since the Gutenberg bible was published over five hundred years ago. Letterpress is a term used to describe printing using a press that inks the image then ‘stamps’ the paper. Although it fell out of favour many years ago, as litho printing became the norm, it's now making a very…

Archivist Letterpress Calm Waters Matches

Archivist Letterpress Calm Waters Matches: This oversized box of matches is not only functional but beautiful too. The quirky design has been individually letterpress printed, a process that has changed little since the Gutenberg bible was published over five hundred years ago. Letterpress is a term used to describe printing using a press that inks the image then ‘stamps’ the paper. Although it fell out of favour many years ago, as litho printing became the norm, it's now making a very…

This is a link to digital copies of the Gutenberg Bible that I showed images from in the lecture.

Two editions of the Gutenberg Bible. View the British Library's two copies of Johann Gutenberg's Bible and find out about Gutenberg's life.

British Library Gutenberg Bible

Cool Bookish Places: The British Library

British Library Gutenberg Bible

On this site you will find the British Library’s two copies of Johann Gutenberg’s Bible, the first real book to be printed using the techniq...

On this site you will find the British Library’s two copies of Johann Gutenberg’s Bible, the first real book to be printed using the technique of printing which Gutenberg invented in the

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