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Some Books of the People of the Book

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Collection

Abraham J. Karp.

Imprint

Rochester, N.Y., USA, 1971. Booklet, 32 pp., no illustrations, 15.5 × 22.5 cm. English.

Location

University of Rochester Library (November–December 1971)

Description

Limited edition, 200 (unnumbered) copies.

Description

Rare Hebrew editions from the collection of Abraham J. Karp, displayed in commemoration of five hundred years of the Hebrew Book. Introduction by the collector. Chronological presentation of the material (16th–19th C), with additional sections on the Hebrew Book in Jerusalem, The Art of the Book, The Hebrew Book in America, and Broadsides. Emphasis on American and early Jerusalem material. 149 items.

main keywords

HEBREW PRINTING, UNITED STATESJERUSALEMPRINTED BOOKSPRINTSUNITED STATES

minor keywords

Aleph-Bet books/sheetsBezalel Art SchoolBook bindingsEretz IsraelHaggadotHaggadot, IsraeliHebrew printingHebrew printing, JerusalemKabbalahMaps, Holy LandMizrachPrayers for the sovereignSukkah decorations

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