The Gutenberg Bible (also known as the 42-line Bible or the Mazarin Bible) is a printed version of the Latin Vulgate translation of the Bible that was printed by Johannes Gutenberg, in Mainz, Germany in the 15th century. Although it is not the first book to be printed by Gutenberg's new movable type system, it is his major work, and of central importance for the start of the "Gutenberg Revolution" and the "Age of the Printed Book". It is a very rare and expensive book, as only a few copies of it are still around.
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- Man, John. "6". Gutenberg; How one man remade the world with words. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.. pp. 312. .
- Memory of the World, unesco.org, accessed November 2009
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- Treasures in Full: Gutenberg Bible Complete digitized texts of the two Gutenberg bibles in the British Library
- The University of Texas Ransom Center's Gutenberg Bible website including detailed images
- Online digital edition
- Gutenberg site made by the city of Mainz
A complete link list of digitized copies can be found in the German Wikipedia.
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