König: Die Berliner Gutenberg-Bibel

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With excellent reproductions

In the centre of this work is the Berlin Gutenberg-Bibel, a nearly completely preserved parchment copy of extraordinary quality. The excellent reproduction of the pages are accompanied with commentaries regarding layout, type, figurative equipment and ornamental design. Also included are brief summaries of the biblical books. Historical, economical and technical prerequisites of printing are discussed, as are the latest findings on the history of its origins. Eberhard König shows how this magnificent Bible opened the door to a development that we still admire today as the Gutenberg Galaxy.

Eberhard König: Die Berliner Gutenbergbibel. Hardcover im Schuber, 256 Seiten. WBG Edition 2018. (888 limitierte und nummerierte Exemplare)

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König: Die Berliner Gutenberg-Bibel

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