How to use Gutenberg in a sentence
Gutenberg and Shakespeare were among the patrons of the thirteen months in this calendar.
Long ago, before Gutenberg, if you wanted to know something, you had to memorize it.
The town has new law courts, a Roman Catholic garrison church, an iron bridge across the Rhine to Kehl and statues of General Kleber and of the printer Gutenberg.
Project Gutenberg offers a few classic children's books.
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They're copyright-free, so they can be freely distributed, and Project Gutenberg has compiled them in one extensive catalog.
Project Gutenberg was one of the first online organizations to offer scanned copies of public domain books.
This is because Gutenberg's printing press began making books more readily available to the public.
One of the two volumes of the Gutenberg Bible, for example, sold at a 1987 Christie's auction for more than $5 million.
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The old electoral palace (1627-1678), a large building of red sandstone, now contains a valuable collection of Roman and Germanic antiquities, a picture gallery, a natural history museum, the Gutenberg Museum, and a library of 220,000 volumes.Advertisement
A handsome statue of Gutenberg, by Thorwaldsen, was erected at Mainz in 1837.
The citizens espoused the cause of Diether, but their city was captured by Adolph; it was then deprived of its privileges and was made subject to the archbishop. Many of the inhabitants were driven into exile, and these carried into other lands a knowledge of the art of printing, which had been invented at Mainz by Johann Gutenberg in 1450.
The municipal library, with 300,000 volumes, boasts among its rarer treasures a Gutenberg Bible printed at Mainz between 1450 and 1455, another on parchment dated 1462, the Institutiones Justiniani (Mainz, 1468), the Theuerdank, with woodcuts by Hans Schaufelein, and numerous valuable autographs.
The statues of Gutenberg, Fust and Schoffer form a group on the top; an ornamented frieze presents medallions of a number of famous printers; below these are figures representing the towns of Mainz, Strassburg, Venice and Frankfort; and on the corners of the pedestal are allegorical statues of theology, poetry, science and industry.
It is not clear how the first printers struck off their copies, but without doubt Gutenberg did use at an early period in his career a mechanical press of some kind, which was constructed of wood.Advertisement