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Close up of the Gutenberg Bible, Johann Gutenberg, Germany

Pinned as Medieval Letter Manuscript, but I believe there is music at the top.

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August Bublished by Fust and Schoeffer. Is the second printed book. The book had major innovations: two-color printed elegant initials, had a printer's trademark and imprint, had the date of publication, and colophon.

A Noble Fragment: Being a Leaf of the Gutenberg Bible (1450-1455) - the first major book printed with moveable type in the West.  Though only a single leaf it is one of our most frequently called up items in classes here at the University.

A Noble Fragment: Being a Leaf of the Gutenberg Bible - the first major book printed with moveable type in the West. Though only a single leaf it is one of our most frequently called up items in classes here at the University.

A page from the first book ever printed, The Gutenburg Bible, or the Latin Bible. There are three copies of the Gutenburg Bible, located at: The John Pierpont, (J.P.) Morgan Sr. Library & Museum, located at, 225 Madison Ave. at 36th Street, NYC. ~ {cwlyons}

The first book ever printed, The Gutenburg Bible, or the Latin Bible. The Morgan Library Museum Madison Ave. at street, NYC} has three copies of the Gutenburg Bible!

Gutenburg Bible - Was printed on the first printing press in Mainz Germany where I lived. I remember very well going to see it (now a mueseum) and seeing the very first printed bible!

Gutenburg Bible in Mainz Germany grade girl scout trip

Champ fleury, au quel est contenu lart et science de la deue et vraye proportion des lettres attiques, quon dit autrement lettres antiques e...

Champ fleury, au quel est contenu lart et science de la deue et vraye proportion des lettres attiques, quon dit autrement lettres antiques e...

Directorio de las horas canónicas :: Incunables (Biblioteca de Catalunya)

Directorio de las horas canónicas :: Incunables (Biblioteca de Catalunya)

Gutenberg Bible Genesis  incipit George III collection  printed on paper.

Gutenberg Bible Genesis incipit George III collection printed on paper.

Fraktur: góticas com formas originalmente redondas foram quebradas.

Nice how the names are in red ink compared to the others. Relatively simple, not many flourishes or ligatures.

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