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The differences in line lengths per page

Image of Gutenberg Bible Gutenberg changed the number of lines per page

Image comparison of the Keio and British Library copies of a page The beginning of Genesis in the Keio copy has only 40 lines

The same page from the British Library's paper copy has 42 lines

 
 
 

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