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Gutenberg and The Printing Press

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

7th Grade History

My Bible and Tribal Warfare

GodReflection: My Bible Doesn’t Read Like Yours

It is the fault of the German inventor Johannes Gutenberg.

In 1440, he invented the printing press with movable metal type. 712 more words

Dr. Gary J. Sorrells

Harvey — Bristol Printing House

Harvey, Charles, and Jon Press. “A Bristol Printing House: Edward Everard’s Monument to Gutenberg, Morris and the Printer’s Art.” Journal of the William Morris Society 10 (1994): 40–47.

19th Century

Nickson — Bagford and Sloane

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.
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Collecting

My Favorite Windows

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

Travel

Extra, Extra, Read all About it

Have you ever wanted to learn a really brief bit about the entire history of print? Well today is your lucky day!!

Here’s a little fake newspaper I made to go along with the presentation: 51 more words

In Medias Res

Print, Power and Protest

The printing press was the creation of print. It was created by German inventor Johannes Gutenberg in the 1440’s. A printing press is a device for applying pressure to an inked surface resting upon a print medium , thereby transferring the ink. 395 more words