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    Gutenberg Reference Books Gutenberg and the Strasbourg Documents of 1439. An Interpretation by Otto W. Fuhrmann with the text of the documents in the original Alsatian, the French of Laborde, the Modern German and English Translations. Sketches by Fritz Kredel. to cloth, boxed. New York Press of the Wooly Whale 1940. One of 660 copies. Slip case sunned. Fine Condition.
    The second one is the Fichet Letter, the earliest document ascribing to Gutenberg the invention of printing. by Douglas C. McMurtrie. Reproduction of the letter translation of the text by W. A. Montgomery. Thin 4to, boards. Fine Condition. New York 1927. One of 200 Copies.
    The third book is Gutenberg, Inventor of Printing. A translation by Douglas C. McMurtrie of the Essay in Andre Thevet's "Vies Des Hommes Illustres," Paris, 1589. Top spine one inch loss slip case is splitting on the top. 4to. Published in 1929. 39 of 190 copies.
    Fourth one is The 500th Anniversary of the Invention of Printing by Otto W. Fuhrmann. Published by Philip C. Duschnes New York 1937. 8vo. One of 600 copies in fine condition. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.


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