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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 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