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4 edition of Johann Gutenberg found in the catalog.

Johann Gutenberg

by Elwyn A. Smith

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Row, Peterson and Co. in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Origin and antecedents,
  • Printing,
  • Printers,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Elwyn A. Smith ; illus. by Armstrong Sperry
    SeriesReal people series, Real people series (Row, Peterson and Co.)
    ContributionsSperry, Armstrong, 1897-1976, ill
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ126.Z7 S65 1951
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24940208M
    OCLC/WorldCa1509870

    Gutenberg, Johann go͞o´tənbərg, Ger. yō´hän go͞o´tənbĕrk [], c–, German inventor and printer, long credited with the invention of a method of printing from movable type, including the use of metal molds and alloys, a special press, and oil-based inks: a method that, with refinements and increased mechanization, remained the principal means of printing until the late 20th.   Demonstration on the only working model of a Gutenberg printing press--Crandall Historical Printing Museum.

      [Biblia latina, commonly known as the Gutenberg Bible (Mainz: Johann Gutenberg and Johann Fust, between and )], 40 verso and 41 recto. In this opening from the Book of Exodus, one quire ends with the page on the left and another begins with the page on the right.   Gutenberg's first large-scale printing – a set of illustrated Latin Bibles – rolled off the presses in Every copy had been pre-sold before he'd even set the last page. Books hit the Author: Heather Whipps.

      The Gutenberg Revolution John Man pp, Review, £ Subtitles are becoming ridiculously long-winded. The one attached to John Man's little book claims that it Author: Guardian Staff.   The current thinking, much in vogue in places like Silicon Valley, is that we are in the middle of a new revolution in book publishing on par with the one launched by Johannes Gutenberg .


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Johann Gutenberg by Elwyn A. Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kapr's book is the result of his life's research on Gutenberg and a summary of all that was known on the subject by the late 20th century. Some readers might find the book slightly dry and scholarly, but it gives all the familiar and obscure, bizarre and quirky tales about Johann Gutenberg book inventor of printing, and it patiently distinguishes which parts of the legend are speculative and apocryphal from Cited by: Johannes Gutenberg, in full Johann Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg, (born 14th century, Mainz [Germany]—died probably February 3,Mainz), German craftsman and inventor who originated a method of printing from movable type.

Unique elements of his invention are thought to have included a metal alloy that could melt readily and cool quickly to form durable reusable type, an oil-based. Johann Gutenberg invented the printing press in the 's, and the first book to ever be printed was a Latin language Bible, printed in Mainz, erg’s Bibles were surprisingly beautiful, as Johann Gutenberg book leaf Gutenberg printed was later colorfully hand-illuminated.

Born as “Johann Gensfleisch” (John Gooseflesh), he preferred to be known as “Johann Gutenberg” (John Beautiful. But thanks to Johann Gutenberg in the fifteenth century, modern printing was born and nowadays it can take only a few seconds to print a book.

Gutenberg invented the printing press as well as a new type of ink and a new way to cast type. Learn the incredible story of Johann Gutenberg and the history of early printing and publishing/5(7). Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (circa| – February 3, ) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe with the printing press.

His introduction of mechanical movable type printing to Europe started the Printing Revolution and is regarded as a milestone of the second millennium, ushering in the modern period of human : February 3, (aged about 68), Mainz. Truth in History is a weekly half-hour television program featuring Charles A.

Jennings. Teaching the bible without fear or favor. Synopsis. Johannes Gutenberg was born circain Mainz, Germany. He started experimenting with printing by In Gutenberg obtained backing from the financier, Johann Fust, whose. Gutenberg-Ehrung der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik.

Leipzig Festprogramm. by Gutenberg, Johann.- Rat der Stadt Leipzig (Hrsg.): and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Blake Morrison has woven a stunning novel around the few facts known about the life and work of Johann Gensfleisch (aka Gutenberg), master printer, charmer, con man, and visionary -- the man who invented "artificial writing" and printed the Gutenberg Bible, putting thousands of monks out of work.

In this dazzling debut novel, Morrison gives Gutenberg's final testament: a ju/5. The first printed book in Europe to bear the name of its printer is a magnificent Psalter completed in Mainz on Augwhich lists Johann Fust and Peter Schöffer. The Psalter is decorated with hundreds of two-colour initial letters and delicate scroll borders that were printed in a most ingenious technique based on multiple inking on.

Johannes Gutenberg was born between and in the German city of Mainz. An "official birthday" of Jwas chosen at the time of the th Anniversary Gutenberg Festival held in Mainz inbut the date is purely : Mary Bellis. Once upon a time in a far off place called Mainz, Germany, Johann Gutenberg was born.

Gutenberg was born in He went to the University of Erfurt. A Book for Young Farmers, with Questions Prepared for the Use of Schools (English) Project Gutenberg Editions (English) (as Author) Warner, Charles Franklin, Achtundvierzig Briefe von Johann Gottlieb Fichte und seinen Verwandten (German) (as Editor).

In the yearGutenberg had successfully opened up his printing press and it is said the very first item that was printed in order to test the effectiveness of the press was a poem in German, the precise name of which is unknown.

Later on Gutenberg was able to take out a substantial loan from the moneylender Johann Fust for his workshop. Although Johann Gutenberg's seminal invention of printing from movable metal type is well documented, very little is known about the man himself. In this fascinating and scholarly biography, Albert Kapr brought together a vast and widely dispersed literature to produce a revealing account of Gutenberg 4/5(5).

Johann Gutenberg is commonly credited as the inventor of the printing press and the father of the modern printed book. This led to a revolution in the spread of information that opened up the world to the quick and efficient dissemination of knowledge and ideas.

Gutenberg’s business partner Johann Fust eventually gained ownership of the printing business and completed the printing of the bibles. This was the result of a deal made between the two men, necessitated by debts that Gutenberg owed to Fust.

Gutenberg died in approximately in Mainz. The Gutenberg Bible (also known as the line Bible, the Mazarin Bible or the B42) was among the earliest major books printed using mass-produced movable metal type in Europe.

It marked the start of the "Gutenberg Revolution" and the age of printed books in the book is valued and revered for its high aesthetic and artistic qualities as well as its historic significance. Johann Gutenberg Born in. - Died in Johanne Gutenberg (YO hahn GOO tn berg) was born in Germany in the city of Mainz.

His father was a merchant and worked with the mint where they made the coins. After the book was written, they would take a metal punch * and spell out the letters for the title on the front of the leather cover.

Johannes Gutenberg (): Learn all about the famous inventor of the printing press with movable erg's invention paved the way for mass literacy, as well as the promulgation of the ideas of the Renaissance and the Enlightenment. Johannes Kelpius (–) was a German Pietist, mystic, musician, and writer, interested in the occult, botany, and astronomy, who came to believe with his followers in the "Society of the Woman in the Wilderness" that the end of the world would occur in This belief, based on an elaborate interpretation of a passage from the biblical Book of Revelation, anticipated the advent of a.Aug On or near this day, the great Bible from Johann Gutenberg's press emerged complete from the bindery in Mainz, Germany.

Few events merit the breathless statement, "and the world.Gutenberg, Johann Born between and (or in ); died Feb.

3, German inventor who created the European method of book printing and the first printing press in Europe. The Gutenberg method (typesetting) made it possible to obtain an unlimited number of identical printings of a text from a mold consisting of movable and replaceable.