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If a book was published 600 years ago, it would have been copied out by hand by a scribe in a monastery and probably would have taken months to produce. But thanks to Johann Gutenberg in the fifteenth century, modern printing was born and nowadays it can take only a few seconds to print a book. Gutenberg invented the printing press as well as a new type of ink and a new way to cast type.
Learn the incredible story of Johann Gutenberg and the history of early printing and publishing.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Printing History Origin and antecedents Juvenile literature, Books History Juvenile literature, Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468 Juvenile literature, Printing History, Books History, Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468