Johannes Gutenberg: Inventor of the Printing Press

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Capstone, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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A biography profiling the life of Johannes Gutenberg, a man from the Renaissance era who is best known for developing the printing press that took the place of the time-consuming method of copying books by hand. Gutenberg's greatest accomplishment was the printing of a Latin Bible -- the Gutenberg Bible, as it came to be known. His name became forever linked to this magnificent masterpiece and to the printing press that transformed the world.
 

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Contents

Facing Defeat
9
Exiled
29
Completing the Process
49
The Gutenberg Bible
67
Imprint on History
89
Life at a Glance
102
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