Are there any free ebooks on Project Gutenberg?

Are there any free ebooks on Project Gutenberg?

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How many pages did Johannes Gutenberg print in one day?

Gutenberg only printed 150 Bibles. Of those only 48 remain. 4 were in the museum that we saw. 10 in America, 1 in Japan, and the rest throughout Europe. The paper that he printed on came from Italy. It took 1 day to make one page. The Bibles he printed were 1,286 pages. It took 1,286 days to print one Bible.

Why was Johannes Gutenberg inspired to write the Bible?

We have Bibles and books printed in our homes today because of Gutenberg. He was inspired by the winepresses of his day. It was a tedious job to write a book and before Gutenberg all the Bibles were hand written and hand illustrated. Before Gutenberg it took 3 years to hand copy the Bible.

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Special Categories: Audio Book, computer-generated Audio Book, human-read Compilations Data Music, recorded Music, Sheet Other recordings Pictures, moving Pictures, still Coburn, Fordyce, Mrs.

Who was the founder of Project Gutenberg?

BC-563? BC; Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939; Jones, V. S. Vernon; Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936 Project Gutenberg began in 1971 by Michael Hart as a community project to make plain text versions of books available freely to all.

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Whenever possible, Gutenberg releases are available in plain text, mainly using US-ASCII character encoding but frequently extended to ISO-8859-1 (needed to represent accented characters in French and Scharfes s in German, for example).

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