Pfister, Albrecht

Pfister, Albrecht

Pfister, Albrecht (älˈbrĕkht pfĭsˈtər), c.1420–c.1470, printer, of Bamberg, Bavaria. He is believed to have been the first to print illustrated books (c.1460) and to have been the printer of the Latin Bible called Pfister's Bible or the Bamberg Bible, in double-column pages of 36 lines. His type indicates that his work is related to that of Gutenberg. The illustrations he used are woodcuts.
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