Coster (Koster), Laurens Janszoon

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(legendary figure) Dutch printer supposed to have invented a printing technique in Haarlem in 1428, before Gutenberg. First mentioned by Hadrianus Junius in 1570, this remained a popular belief in the Netherlands well into the 20th century.


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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