Q.2:- Write short notes to show that you know about,
(a) The Gutenberg Press
(b) The Erasmus’s idea of the printed book
(c) The Vernacular Press Act
(a) The Gutenberg Press ‘Gutenberg’ press was the first printing press of Europe. It was invented by Johann Gutenberg of Strasbourg. He grew up in a large agricultural estate and had knowledge and experience in operating olive and wine presses. The olive press provided him the model for the printing press and he used moulds for casting metal types for letters of the alphabet. He invented the printing press around the year 1448.