Definition of Johann Gutenberg
1. Noun. German printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468).
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Literary usage of Johann Gutenberg
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"43) that the invention was made at Strasburg by Johann Gutenberg of Strasburg, .... in which the invention is ascribed to Johann Gutenberg w two coadjutors, ..."
2. The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events of All Nations and All Ages by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Frank Weitenkampf, John Porter Lamberton (1895)
"Johann Gutenberg. s^aJ IT is often difficult to prove priority of invention: this is shown strikingly by the mass of litigation respecting patents. ..."
3. Gutenberg: was He the Inventor of Printing?: An Historical Investigation by Jan Hendrik Hessels (1882)
"Diser geruge ist wol ze wissen das Johann Gutenberg Andres|| seligen nut ze dun ... And if* he happened to go out1 he was to come to Johann Gutenberg, ..."
4. Literary Collector: A Monthly Magazine of Booklore and Bibliography edited by Annie (Dennis) Bursch, Frederick C. Bursch (1904)
"But how long Johann Gutenberg had already been there and whether he betook himself immediately from Mainz to this upper Rhenish city, this we are unable to ..."
5. The New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica: A (1907)
"that in 1440 Johann Gutenberg of Strasburg invented there the art of printing. ... books (HH). in which the invention is ascribed to Johann Gutenberg with ..."