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Hebraica from the Valmadonna Trust. Hebraica (saec. X ad saec. XVI). Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Library of the Valmadonna Trust. An Exhibition at the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(148 words)

Author

Brad Sabin Hill.

Collection

Valmadonna Trust.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1989. 194 pp., illustrations: 21 col., 61 b&w, 24 × 17 cm. English.

Location

Copy no. 400 (hardcover edition)

Description

Pierpont Morgan Library (15 February–7 May 1989)

Description

The first public display outside of England of books from the Valmadonna Trust. 50 exhibits illustrated the history and art of the Hebrew book from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance, with an emphasis on the first century of Hebrew printing in Europe. Introductory essay by Brad Sabin Hill covers the Library, Early Hebrew Printing, Persecution and Censorship, and the Morgan Library Exhibition. Detailed descriptive entries. 50 items.

main keywords

HEBREW PRINTINGINCUNABULAPRINTED BOOKS

minor keywords

BiblesHaggadotHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 15th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Yemen

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet, 6 pp., 3 col. and 1 b&w illus., 21 × 10 cm.

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