Here's How Books Were Bound Together Hundreds Of Years Ago
Without Johannes Gutenberg's invention of the printing press, we would not be able to enjoy the extensive books we have today. Gutenberg was responsible for creating what we call the "movable type" press. Before that, most of the books that had been written had used a primitive form of printing. Once upon a time, reading books was rare. Books were extremely valuable objects that were printed for powerful institutions and churches. When Gutenberg invented the printing press, he made it possible to mass produce books. It could be done fast and cheaper than ever before. Just watch this demo video showing the art that goes into making books. It makes you thankful for the printing press.