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Pop-Up and Moveable Books: A Tour Through Their History     View
An exhibit of pop-up and movable books published from 1850 to the present from France, Germany, the U.S. and Czechoslovakia. Some examples have been animated to demonstrate how the books actually move. Also includes a brief history of movable books b ...

The English Renaissance in Context     View
This site provides access to major texts of the English Renaissance in their original versions. Multimedia tutorials (which move swiftly) "present viewers with background and contextual material" for plays such as "Romeo and Juliet, ...

Teaching Gutenberg     View
This site explores two topics related to the Gutenberg Bible at the University of Texas. The "Invention" section explores Johann Gutenberg's creation of the first book printed with movable type, and "Books Before and After Gutenberg ...

Duke Papyrus Archive     View
This site "provides electronic access to texts about and images of nearly 1400 papyri from ancient Egypt." Searchable; or browse materials by subject (such as religion, women and children, clothing, food) or language. Also includes basic in ...

The Gutenberg Bible at the Ransom Center     View
Digital images of the entire Gutenberg Bible, along with illustrated essays on topics such as book publishing before the use of movable type, the spread of printing, and the anatomy of a page of the Gutenberg Bible. The Bible is located at the Univer ...


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