The Gutenberg Bible

SKU:
9780873281690
James Thorpe
1997
48 pages
6 x 9 inches
Hardcover
$12.95

The GutenbergBible, which appeared about 1455, represents the invention of printing in the Western world. The Huntington Library holds one of three vellum copies of the Gutenberg Bible in the United States. Color reproductions of several pages and initial letters from the Bible accompany this text, which details the early history of printing and the way the Gutenberg Bible was produced.