What is the Gutenberg Bible?
The Gutenberg Bible is also known as the 42-line Bible or the Mazarin Bible, and it was the first major book printed in Europe using movable type. It was printed in the 1450s by Johannes Gutenberg, a German blacksmith, goldsmith, and inventor who is credited with inventing the printing press with movable type. The Gutenberg Bible is considered one of the greatest achievements of the printing press, and it had a profound impact on the spread of knowledge and the development of the Renaissance. It is also one of the most valuable books in the world and is highly sought after by collectors and libraries.