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  • The Gutenberg Bible was the first book printed from movable type.

    Gutenberg, Johann

  • The app gives you access to high-resolution photos of more than a hundred of the museum's most revered documents, including a Gutenberg Bible, an original copy of the Magna Carta, and pages from Leonardo Da Vinci's notebooks.

    John Lundberg: Want To Read The Original 'Beowulf' Manuscript? There's An App For That

  • And he has educated opinions about, say, the letter spacing in the Gutenberg Bible mashed up pretty tight, he says.

    It's Not Your Eyes…the Fine Print Is Getting Really, Really Small

  • Peek at the original Gutenberg Bible, set beneath glass in a wood-slatted enclosure.

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  • Since the Epic of Gilgamesh (the oldest surviving work of literature from 3rd millennium B.C.) writ on clay tablets and papyrus, and onward to the Book Of Sibyls (the eldest surviving remnant of a medieval poem printed before the Gutenberg Bible), it goes without saying that poets have never made a sustained living based on the sales record of their books alone.

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  • Appraiser Ken Sanders says it's the find of his career: a copy of "The Nuremberg Chronicle," published as a companion to The Gutenberg Bible, in 1494.

    600 Year Old Book Found In Sandy, Utah

  • •A number of the earliest printed texts, including a large portion of the Gutenberg Bible and the world's only complete Block Bible in private hands.

    Green Collection boasts rare Bibles and more

  • The manuscript is written on animal skin which allowed it to be dated, and now outdates the Gutenberg Bible by almost 250 years.

    Voynich Manuscript Dated: Makes 'DaVinci Code' Look Lackluster

  • While many of Ransom's 70,000 annual visitors come to gawk at its Gutenberg Bible (one of only 48 complete copies) or the first photograph taken in nature by Joseph Niepce in 1826, what places Ransom in the rarefied company of research libraries like Harvard's Houghton, Yale's Beinecke or the Library of Congress is the breadth and depth of its 20th-century British and American collections.

    A Magnum Opus for Ransom

  • Corbis If a Gutenberg Bible were to come up for sale today, it would likely demolish all previous records for sales of rare books.

    Stalking a Masterpiece


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