Gutenberg Bible

Gutenberg Bible
Gu′tenberg Bi′ble
n.
bib rel an edition of the Vulgate printed at Mainz before 1456, ascribed to Gutenberg and others: probably the first large book printed with movable type

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Gutenberg Museum — The Gutenberg Museum is one of the oldest museums of printing in the world, located opposite the cathedral in the old part of Mainz, Germany.HistoryA group of citizens founded the museum in 1900, 500 years after Johann Gutenberg’s birth, to… …   Wikipedia

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