from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Gutenberg, Johann or Johannes 1400?-1468? German printer who is traditionally considered the inventor of movable type. His Mazarin Bible (c. 1455) is believed to be the first book printed with such type.
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- proper n. Johannes Gutenberg, a German printer who independently invented movable type (though it had previously been invented in East Asia centuries earlier).
- proper n. Project Gutenberg.
- proper n. A lunar crater.
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- n. German printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468)
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7.8 PROJECT GUTENBERG -- ELECTRONIC BOOKS Project Gutenberg, coordinated by Michael Hart, has a fairly ambitious goal: to make more than 10,000 books and other documents available electronically by the year 2001.
Irrespective of actual content or content format this alone would destroy the business model of the traditional media (what I call the Gutenberg media) if anything like it came to pass.
Yep, Project Gutenberg is one such repository (Google Books is another).
Reading fiction in Project Gutenberg is a great idea – I wish I had an e-reader so it would be easier.
Did authors in Gutenberg's day employ such middlemen?
And nothing can halt that -- any more than medieval copyists and aficionados of hand-made parchment Bibles could in Gutenberg's day.
Project Gutenberg is hosting this remarkable 1963 FBI fingerprinting manual, with an introduction by J Edgar Hoover.
Project Gutenberg is offering a complete 345-page scan of The Scientific American Boy, published in 1907.
Project Gutenberg is free anyway, and copies in various formats, PDF included, are available freely all the time from other sources.
Project Gutenberg is now offering free free audiobooks to the masses.