Pages from History:- Johannes Gutenberg publishes the Bible – 1455

23 February, 1455: (traditional date): Johannes Gutenberg publishes the Bible, the first book ever printed on a press with movable type. Gutenberg (c. 1400 – February 3, 1468) was a German goldsmith and printer, who is credited with inventing movable type printing in Europe and mechanical printing globally. His major work, the Gutenberg Bible, also known as the 42-line bible, has been acclaimed for its high aesthetic and technical quality.

The Gutenberg Bible New York Public Library, 2009. (Author NYC Wanderer (Kevin Eng))

The Gutenberg Bible
New York Public Library, 2009. (Author NYC Wanderer (Kevin Eng))- wikipedia.com

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