# 27108

[GUTENBERG, Johannes]

A specimen leaf printed on the original fifteenth century Gutenberg Press

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Single sheet, 405 x 305 mm, printed letterpress in red, black and blue, musical staves and large full page rubrication, a facsimile of Fust and Schoeffer’s Psalter of 1456, housed in a period timber frame.

‘This facsimile page of Fust and Schoeffer’s Psalter (1456) was printed on the Gutenberg Press loaned by the Gutenberg Museum of Mainz for “A Century of Progress International Exposition,” Chicago, 1933, and exhibited by the Cuneo Press, Inc.”

A wonderful typographical souvenir, a leaf printed on Gutenberg’s original press, loaned to Chicago for the Exposition.