Iohann Gutemberg.Buchdrucker in Maintz, Gebürtig von Strassburg. lebte um das Jahr Christi A. 1455. war mit Johann Fausten in Companie.
Engraving with large margins, platemark 152 x 102mm (6 x 4").
Johannes Gutenberg (c.1395-1468), the German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer and publisher who introduced printing to Europe. It was his invention of mechanical moving type printing that started the Printing Revolution. It influenced the development of the Renaissance, the Reformation, the Age of Enlightenment, and the Scientific Revolution. In 1455 he completed his 42-line Bible, known as the Gutenberg Bible.
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