Jikji, Selected Teachings of Buddhist Sages and Seon Masters is the earliest known book printed with movable metal type. It was printed in July 1377, predating Johannes Gutenberg’s “42-Line Bible” (1452-1455) by seventy-eight years.

Jikji, Selected Teachings of Buddhist Sages and Seon Masters is the earliest known book printed with movable metal type. It was printed in July 1377, predating Johannes Gutenberg’s “42-Line Bible” (1452-1455) by seventy-eight years.

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