The Age of Invention

A Chronicle of Mechanical Conquest
  • 132 Pages
  • 4.57 MB
  • English
United States - Colonial Period, History, History - General History, History: American, American history, American history: c 1500 to c 1800
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9420297M
ISBN 101588274764
ISBN 139781588274762

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The invention of the moveable type on the printing press by Johann Fust, Peter Schoffer and Johannes Gutenberg around marks the entry of the book into the industrial age. The Western book was no longer a single object, written or reproduced by request.

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You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: The Age of Invention A Chronicle of Mechanical Conquest, Book, 37 in The Chronicles of America Series Author: Holland Thompson Release Date: Decem [EBook #] Last Updated.

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