Gutenberg's press (Mainz, 15th century)

Gutenberg's press (Mainz, 15th century)

Life magazine picked Gutenberg's invention of mechanical movable type printing as the most important event of the second millennium.

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Gutenberg, book printing, press, printer, character set, typesetting, forme, Mainz, printing, invention, book, industrial revolution, print, font, Bible, automation, manufacture, Middle Ages, Germany, revolution, history

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