Johannes Gutenberg, 1400-1468
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Johannes Gutenberg, 1400-1468 printing transforms the world. by Institut fuМ€r Auslandsbeziehungen.

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Published in [Stuttgart .
Written in English



  • Germany


  • Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468 -- Exhibitions.,
  • Printing -- Germany -- History -- Origin and antecedents -- Exhibitions.,
  • Incunabula -- Germany -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.

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English and German.

Statement[An exhibition compiled and arranged by the Institute for Foreign Relations. Texts: Helmut Presser. Design: Hans Peter Hoch.
ContributionsPresser, Helmut, 1914-
LC ClassificationsZ121 .I48 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5108964M
LC Control Number74181439

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