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View Resource Goettingen Gutenberg Bible

The Goettingen State and University Library has announced the final version of its digitized Gutenberg Bible. All 1,282 pages of the Bible, one of only four complete, illuminated copies on vellum, have been scanned and placed online in both German and English versions. Visitors can browse the text by Book via a pull-down menu and then select pages to view as double or single pages, the latter...
View Resource Gutenberg Bible at the Ransom Center

Widely understood to be one of the single most important inventions in human history, the development of movable type by Johann Gutenberg in the 15th century made it possible to produce a large number of copies of a single work in a relatively short period of time. Utilizing their own copy (one of 48 remaining around the world) of Gutenberg's Bible, the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at...