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‮מבית דפוסו של פלנטין מאנוירשה‬‎ Plantin of Antwerp. Books & Prints from the Collections of the Plantin-Moretus Museum, Antwerp

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(121 words)

Editor & Curator

Yona Fischer.

Collection

Museum Plantin Moretus.

Imprint

Jerusalem, Israel, 1981. 121 pp., illustrations: 47 b&w, 24.4 × 19.1 cm. Hebrew and English.

Location

Israel Museum (3 February–30 April 1981)

Description

The history of the Plantin press. Introduction by Leon Voet. In-depth essay on the historical and political context in which Plantin worked, the nature of Hebrew printing under the Inquisition, Plantin’s activities, his humanist center, his Hebrew typefaces, the work of his punchcutter Guillame Le Be, his Hebrew books, the Polyglot Bible in Antwerp, and Bible illustration in Antwerp. Detailed listing of exhibits. 49 items.

main keywords

ANTWERPHEBREW PRINTING, ANTWERPHEBREW PRINTING, TYPEFACESPLANTIN, CHRISTOPHERPRINTED BOOKS

minor keywords

BelgiumHebrew printers

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