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. Fewer than 200 were made, and 49 complete or nearly complete ones are known. It has 1286 pages.
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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. ISBN 0471218235. Retrieved 2008-05-18.
- 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 Archived 2002-10-16 at the Wayback Machine
- Online digital edition
- Gutenberg site made by the city of Mainz Archived 2006-09-23 at the Wayback Machine
- A complete list of digitized copies at German Wikipedia (in German)
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