Bibliographic Details

Johann Gutenberg : the man and his invention / Albert Kapr ; translated from the German by Douglas Martin.

Author / Creator Kapr, Albert.
Uniform title Johannes Gutenberg. English
Imprint Aldershot, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Scolar Press, 1996.
Description 316 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Subject Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468.
Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468
Printers -- Germany -- Biography.
Printing -- History -- Origin and antecedents.
Printers.
Printing -- Origin and antecedents.
Germany.
Biography.
History.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2453746
Other authors / contributors Martin, Douglas, 1939-
ISBN 1859281141
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 294-301) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Translator's Introduction
  • Introduction to the First German Edition
  • Gutenberg's Origins, Birth and Early Years
  • 1429-1434 Years of Apprenticeship and Travel? Gutenberg in Strasbourg
  • Printing Parallels
  • The Technical Problems of the Invention
  • The Return to Mainz
  • The 'Works of the Books'
  • Unequal Competition
  • The Mainz Archbishops' War
  • Memento Mori
  • Eternal Fame
  • Chronology
  • Bibliography
  • Glossary
  • Index