Inventions That Changed the World: Johannes Gutenberg and the Printing Press, 1st Edition

  • Louise Spilsbury
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  • ISBN-10: 1508146349
  • ISBN-13: 9781508146346
  • DDC: 686.1092
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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In this book, readers will take a close look at the life of the man who invented the printing press, an invention that revolutionized publishing. It takes readers through Johannes Gutenberg's early years as a goldsmith, and how they led to his invention of a moveable type machine.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Power of the Printing Press.
2: Early Years.
3: Working in Metal.
4: The Big Idea.
5: Working in Secret.
6: The Priting Press.
7: How the Printing Press Works.
8: The First Prints.
9: The Gutenberg Bible.
10: Courtroom Drama.
11: Later Years.
12: Changing the World.
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