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The History of Printing

Started by Mechanic, March 07, 2018, 05:59:10 AM

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Mechanic

If you've got time on your hands and an interest in the history of printing you might find this series of interest.  Just under the last entry, before the comments is the link to the next chapter in the series. 1400 1499.


https://www.prepressure.com/printing/history/bc-1399
George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast
Queensland
AUSTRALIA


Dave Hughes

Nice link George to a very well written and illustrated article.

I liked this very early "typo."




Also on the same site History of prepress
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Dave Hughes

I think so too, but they paid a heavy price for their little joke. According to the article:

QuoteThe printers, Robert Barker and Martin Lucas, are fined and have their printing license revoked. The King orders all bibles to be destroyed but eleven still exist today.
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