Johannes Gutenberg was born in 1398, the son of an upper-class merchant, Gutenberg was a blacksmith and a goldsmith. Little is known about Gutenberg’s early life, or his early education. 189 more words
Tags » Johannes Gutenberg
Nickson, Margaret. “Bagford and Sloane.” British Library Journal 9 (1983): 51–55.
- Abstract: “The way in which over a hundred volumes of John Bagford’s collections were acquired for the Harleian Library after his death in 1716 is well known to bibliographers. 80 more words
Whenever I am in Germany a journey to Mainz is a personal necessity, for nostalgia’s sake, and always includes a few must sees. From my father’s house I travel about 22 miles by train, profiting from the expedient public transportation system, and disembark at the station named… 695 more words