[goot-n-burg; German goot-n-berk]
- Jo·han·nes [yoh-hahn-uh s] /yoʊˈhɑn əs/, Johann Gensfleisch, c1400–68, German printer: credited with invention of printing from movable type.
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Gutenberg's 36-line Bible was almost immediately replaced by the 42-line Bible.The Uses of Italic
Frederick W. Hamilton
Gutenberg's letters of lead are about to supersede Orpheus's letters of stone.Notre-Dame de Paris
As soon as he was in possession of his press, Gutenberg began printing.
“But there is a better way,” said Gutenberg, still studying the playing-card.
“I pray thee let me keep that also a secret,” answered Gutenberg.
- Johann (joˈhan), original name Johannes Gensfleisch. ?1398–1468, German printer; inventor of printing by movable type
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