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World’s first book


Lim In-ho, a state-recognized holder of Important Intangible Cultural Properties, presents yesterday a restored form of “Jikji” (“Anthology of Great Buddhist Priests”), which is the world’s first book printed by movable metal type in 1377 at a carving studio in Geosan County, North Chungcheong. [YONHAP]

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