The Gutenberg Bible

One giant leap for literacy: on August 24, 1456, the printing of the Gutenberg Bible was completed, and a whole new world of literature and information sharing was discovered. The age of the printed book had begun. The Gutenberg Bible was the first major book printed with a movable type printing press. The moveable metal type pieces—made from an alloy of lead, tin, and antimony … Continue reading The Gutenberg Bible