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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
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