The Spread of the Printing Press
How The Printing Press Changed The World
The Increase in Production From the Printing Press
Before the Printing Press there wasn't many books unless they were handwritten. When the Printing Press was invented many copies of everything. When Columbus created his letter in 1493 and sent it to Europe, cities would make copies of it using the Printing Press. Some cities would have around 4 copies (The Diffusion of Columbus's Letter through Europe)
The Impact of Movable Type Printing Press
These maps show the cities with a Printing press through the years 1450-1500s.
The Diffusion of Columbus's Letter through Europe, 1493-1497
The map shows the cities the letter went to and how many copies each city had.