July 23, 2003 7:51 AM Subscribe
The Gutenberg Bible
: the first book printed with movable type, is the one of the greatest treasures in the University of Texas's Ransom Center's collections. It was printed at Johann Gutenberg's shop in Mainz, Germany and completed in 1454 or 1455. The Center's Bible was acquired in 1978 and is one of only five complete examples in the United States. All 1,282 pages
now available for viewing on the Ransom Center's Web site. Also check out the anatomy of a page.
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