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Turn over an old leaf.

As a book & document conservator, I’ve had the good fortune to see, handle, and work on some really interesting historical artifacts. Just the other day a client came to me for an assessment of a ratty old paperback book which had been in her mother’s underwear drawer for the better part of the last fifty years. 884 more words

Jim Downey

Printing Press History: Johannes Gutenberg

Early inventions in Europe, led to the start of a new era, which would see early experiments involving the transferring of calligraphy styled text placed upon wooden blocks in reverse form. 831 more words

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