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23/02/1455 Gutenberg prints his first Bible

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LHN - The Gutenberg Bible & First Photograph

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The Book That Changed the World

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Gutenberg Printing Press

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The Gutenberg Press An Invention That Changed the World

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The Gutenberg Bible was the first major book printed using mass-produced movable metal type in Europe. It marked the start of the "Gutenberg Revolution" and the age of the printed book in the West. Written in Latin, the Gutenberg Bible is an edition of the Vulgate, printed by Johannes Gutenberg, in Mainz.
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    • Text 

    • Printing history 

    • The production process: ''Das Werk der Bücher'' 

    • Influence on later Bibles 

    • Forgeries 

    • Surviving copies 

    • Recent history 

    • Bibliography