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First Impressions. Hebrew Printing in the Fifteenth Century

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

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Editors & Curators

Sharon Liberman Mintz, David Sclar.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 2005. Booklet, 8 pp., illustrations: 2 b&w, 21.5 × 14 cm. English.

Location

Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (28 September 2005–5 January 2006)

Description

Highlights from the Library’s collection of incunabula. Introduction to early Hebrew printing. Material displayed in 8 categories, including: The First Printed Books, Centers of Printing (including Constantinople, Mantua, Portugal and Spain), and The Art of the Book. Basic listing. 30 items.

Description

The exhibition was mounted in celebration of the publication of the Catalog of Hebrew Incunabula from the Collection of the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary by Shimon Iakerson (New York, 2004–2005).

main keywords

HEBREW PRINTINGINCUNABULAPRINTED BOOKS

minor keywords

Hebrew printing, ConstantinopleHebrew printing, ItalyHebrew printing, PortugalHebrew printing, Spain

Related ephemera

Invitation to exhibition opening, postcard, 1 col. illus., 10.7 × 15.3 cm.

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