Gutenberg Bible Facsimile Page from 1898Gutenberg Bible Facsimile Page from 1898Gutenberg Bible Facsimile Page from 1898Gutenberg Bible Facsimile Page from 1898Gutenberg Bible Facsimile Page from 1898

Decorative chromo-lithograph depicting a page from the Gutenberg bible, originally printed in 1455.

Facsimile print by Bibliographisches Institut Leipzig. Lithographed by Meyers Germany 1898.

Size: 16 x 9,5 inches, horizontal folds. Good condition, clean and fresh appearance.

This print shows a text from Luke 1 -11: “And an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing at the right side of the altar of incense”.

In the mid-fifteenth century Johannes Gutenberg invented a way of mechanizing the production of printing type, as distinct from individually engraved or cast letters. This was the beginning of the mass production of books. The Gutenberg Bible was printed in Mainz around 1454-5. It is the first major book printed in the west.

Item ID: col-13769

Gutenberg Bible Facsimile Page from 1898

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