Book transciption

Book transciption

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Caption: Book transcription. Historical artwork of a medieval copyist transcribing a book. Before the invention of the printing press, in the 15th century, books had to be made by hand. This made them costly to produce and confined them to universities and monasteries. Illustration from 1880.

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