Member Blogs > Books Tell You WhyA Brief History of the Printing Press, Part I: Gutenberg to Clymer

  • Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:00:00    Permalink

    High school history told us of the invention of the printing press: when Johannes Gutenberg, in the Holy Roman Empire, launched the world into a new age, defined by the mass producibility of literature. What is not often considered, though, is the initial genius the invention was and the ingenuity required to improve on his design.

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