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Page of Gutenberg's 42-Line Bible, Printed in the 1450s, Probably the First Use of Movable Type Giclée-Druck

Page of Gutenberg's 42-Line Bible, Printed in the 1450s, Probably the First Use of Movable Type

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On this day, 24 August 1456, Gutenberg printed the first book in Europe using movable type. Using a converted grape press and the skins from many, many animals rather than paper, Gutenberg began to produce the 42-line Bible (so-called because of the 42 lines of text on the page). The decorated capital letters and beautiful ornamental elements were added by hand so that the printed Bible resembled the hand-written versions people were used to--however the time to produce the book was much…

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Printed in Mainz, Germany in the1450's by Johann Gutenberg. We know for certain about this printed Bible from a letter written by Enea Silvio Piccolomini (later Pope Pius II) dated March 12,1455 in which he refers to it. Written in Latin,the Gutenberg Bible is an edition of Jerome's "Vulgate" and was the first printed Bible, indeed, the first major book printed with movable type in the West. Some collectors think that it is the most beautiful book ever printed.

The Gutenberg Bible, printed in Latin with movable type in the Forty-seven copies are still in existence.

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