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The Haarlem legend of the invention of printing By Lourens Janszoon Coster
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Antiquæ Libri - The Archaeology of the book - ATB-1301 -- In this volume Van Der Linde examines the Coster-question concerning the argument that printing was invented in the Netherlands at... More > Haarlem by Lourens Janszoon Coster rather than Johannes Gutenberg in the German city of Mainz. -- Antiquæ Libri is dedicated to providing high quality reprints of important works documenting the invention and development of printing in the western world. We have focused on documents that are available in the public domain as electronic books. Unfortunately many of these publically available copies are in poor condition due to the lack of care in reproduction. We believe that a physical copy of a book is far superior to any e-book. It is also our belief that the best reprints reproduce the layout, type and illustrations of the original. Thus we have worked to provide the cleanest copies possible by individually examining each page for faults and have corrected as many as possible.< Less
Gutenberg: Was He the Inventor of Printing By Jan Hendrik Hessels
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Antiquæ Libri - The Archaeology of the Book - ATB-1302 -- In this volume Jan Hendrik Hessels takes a critical look at the question “who invented printing with movable type”? While... More > he affirms that Gutenberg was an important printer he does not feel that there was enough evidence to state that he was the inventor. Hessels was also the translator of Van der Linde’s volume “The Haarlem legend of the invention of printing by Lourens Janszoon Coster”< Less
The Gutenberg Fiction By Jan Hendrik Hessels
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Antiquæ Libri - The Archaeology of the Book - ATB-1303 --In this volume Jan Hendrik Hessels takes an in-depth examination of the documents that are used to confirm that Gutenberg invented... More > printing with movable type. Hessels maintains that the proof for printing originating at Mainz is tenuous and that Gutenberg was the inventor of printing originated with a rumor. Hessels was also the translator of Van der Linde’s volume “The Haarlem legend of the invention of printing by Lourens Janszoon Coster”< Less
Haarlem the Birth-place of Printing, not Mentz By Jan Hendrik Hessels
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In this volume Jan Hendrik Hessels furthers his argument that printing originated in Holland not in Germany at Mainz. “…that both the Cologne Chronicle and Janius are in the main... More > correct, and that printing was invented at Haarlem” that that this is “…contradictory, in any sense of the word, to the so-called documentary evidence that we have regarding Gutenberg.…” Hessels was also the translator of Van der Linde’s volume “The Haarlem legend of the invention of printing by Lourens Janszoon Coster”< Less
The Invention of Printing By Theodore Low De Vinne
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Antiquæ Libri - The Archaeology of the Book - ATB-1201 Theodore De Vinne (12-25-1828/2-16-1914) - American printer and scholarly author on typography provides a description of early prints,... More > playing cards, block-books of the fifteenth century and the legend of Lourens Coster, of Haarlem, and the work of Gutenberg. Antiquæ Libri is dedicated to providing high quality reprints of important works documenting the invention and development of printing in the western world. We have focused on documents that are available in the public domain as electronic books. Unfortunately many of these publically available copies are in poor condition due to the lack of care in reproduction. We believe that a physical copy of a book is far superior to any e-book. It is also our belief that the best reprints reproduce the layout, type and illustrations of the original. Thus we have worked to provide the cleanest copies possible by individually examining each page for faults and have corrected as many as possible.< Less