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Following a legal dispute, Gutenberg’s original partner and financial backer, Johannes Fust, entered into a partnership with Peter Schöffer, a former assistant to Gutenberg, and in 1462 they produced their own version of the Bible using a typeface known as Gotica Antiqua.

Printed on parchment and notable as the first to use what became a famous colophon or printer’s device, printed in red, this prized incunable (as such early, pre-1500 printed books are known) is estimated at €1m.

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