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This is the only book I have read on Gutenberg and it seems to be a nice overview of his life.Published 7 months ago by Brandon Gabel
I read this book to learn of the issues that Gutenberg faced when he changed the "book" from hand-written to machine made in 1450's. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jan from NH
So little is known about Johann Gutenberg that rather than limit the book to what is documented about Gutenberg, the author provides the background 15th century political and... Read morePublished on February 22, 2013 by Jim D.
The most important thing that I got out of this book is that there is nowhere near enough information about Gutenberg in existence today to fill 292 pages, which this book has. Read morePublished on July 4, 2012 by Freyja's Books
My neice needed this for a class. According to her, it's a great book. I ordered it from Amazon when her parents couldn't find it at any of the local books stores. Read morePublished on September 24, 2010 by Beth H.
This book tries to make sense of the labyrinthine history and politics of Gutenberg's era, sometimes successfully, sometimes not. Read morePublished on December 23, 2003 by H.S. Cross
Very well done work. Incorporates the technical aspects of the printing trade. Notes the influence of religion of the day, including the Roman Catholic church as a large first... Read morePublished on October 2, 2003 by M. O'Laughlin
Despite the great lack of sources for the modern historian to go upon about the inventor and his invention, Man still does an excellent job. Read morePublished on May 26, 2003 by Lance Kirby
Little is know about the history of Gutenberg's invention, and the history of the man himself. John Man does an excellent job of bringing this story to life. Read morePublished on February 28, 2003