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Exotische Typen. Buchdruck im Orient—Orient im Buchdruck

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Translated title Exotic Types. Book Printing in the Orient—the Orient in Printed Books
Author and Curator

Meliné Pehlivanian.

Imprint

Berlin, Germany, 2006. 215 pp., illustrations: 137 col., 1 b&w, 26.8 × 21 cm. German.

ISBN

3880531323

Location

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (7 April–10 June 2006)

Description

The early history of printing in the Ottoman Empire, Middle East and Central Asia. The exhibition’s final section illustrated through books and prints the European fascination with the Orient and its languages from the 15th–17th C. Material arranged according to geographic region. Hebrew works featured in the sections “Früher hebräischer Buchdruck” [Early Hebrew Printing] (pp. 14–33) and “Früher Buchdruck in Konstantinopel” [Early Printing in Constantinople] (pp. 112–113). Entries for Hebrew exhibits by Petra Figaec and Kerstin Losert. 125 items.

main keywords

HEBREW PRINTING, ISTANBULIRAN/PERSIAISTANBULOTTOMAN EMPIREPRINTED BOOKSPRINTS

minor keywords

BiblesHoly Land travelogues/itinerariesIncunabula

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