The First Book with Page Numbers March 9, 2014 – Posted in: books – Tags: ,

First book with page numbers

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The book is called  Sermo in festo praesentationis beatissimae Mariae virginis and it has the distinction of being the earliest known book to have page numbers.

It was printed by Arnold Ther Hoernen in Cologne in 1470.

First book with page numbers 2

The First Printed Page Numbers – I Love Typography
Life Before (and After) Page Numbers – The Atlantic

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