The Spread of Printing: Southern Europe
1473—Printing spreads to Lyon.
1476—The first book printed in the French language is produced.
1473—Printing spreads to Brescia.
1474—The earliest text printed entirely in Greek text appears.
Reggio Emilia, Italy
1478—During the fifteenth century, Toscolano was the center of papermaking.
1478—On April 28, 1478, cast metal decorative ornaments appear in print for the first time.
Colle di Valdelsa (Siena), Italy
1470—A German printer from Mainz introduced printing to Foligno when he published the first printed book in Italy.