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Johannes Gutenberg inventor of the printing press by Fran Rees

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Published by Compass Point Books in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English



  • Germany


  • Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Printers -- Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Printing -- History -- Origin and antecedents -- Juvenile literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Fran Rees.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesSignature lives
LC ClassificationsZ126.Z7 R44 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3393964M
ISBN 100756509890
LC Control Number2005004613

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