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IMAGE number
CH15829
Title
The Gutenberg Bible, Mainz c.1450-55
Artist
German School, (15th century) / German
Description
first major book printed in west; rubrication and decoration added later; 1st page of book of Genesis; Bresith;
Location
Private Collection
Date
(C15th)
Credit
Photo © Christie's Images / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • 180 copies
  • 48 extant
  • Christian
  • book
  • johannes gutenberg
  • latin
  • moveable type
  • printing

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