The Gutenberg Bible

Printing the Gutenberg Bible

The Gutenberg Bible at the Ransom Center: some information about the printing, the book before Gutenberg, explanations about the appearance and anatomy of his Bible and the digital images of the that.

The Gutenberg Bible, the first book printed with movable type, is one of the greatest treasures in the Ransom Center’s collections. It was printed at Johann Gutenberg’s shop in Mainz, Germany and completed in 1454 or 1455.

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