The Lost Gutenberg: The Astounding Story of One Book's Five-Hundred-Year Odyssey

By Davis, Margaret Leslie

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9781592408672 9780698409804
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Reviewed on February 1, 2019  |  Arts & Humanities

For serious book collectors, ownership of a Gutenberg Bible is a dream goal. This fascinating account from Davis (Rivers in the Desert ) traces the history of one particular copy (no. 45) from its printing in Mainz, Germany, in the 1450s to its current home in a vault in Keio University, Japan. She deftly describes the lives and motives of the five identified moder...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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