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‮תערוכת ספרים ביבליופיליים עבריים‬‎ An Exhibition of Hebrew Bibliophilic Books

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Editor & Curator

Isaac Yudlov.

Imprint

Jerusalem, Israel, 1972. Booklet, 44 pp., cover illustration only, 16 × 24 cm. Hebrew, with abbreviated English introduction.

Location

Jewish National and University Library (October 1972)

Description

An exhibition held in honor of “International Book Year”, showing how the love for Hebrew books has been expressed through printing and artistry. Six individual sections focus on: the first years of Hebrew printing (and the different types of letters used for them), books printed on luxurious materials, limited editions intended for bibliophiles, singular copies (printed upon order), “special-occasion” publications, aesthetically-oriented editions, and books printed in the handwriting of artistic scribes. Detailed introduction to each section (in Hebrew only). Descriptive entries. 109 items.

main keywords

HEBREW PRINTINGHEBREW PRINTING, TYPEFACESINCUNABULAPRINTED BOOKS

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