Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica

Staples Alphabet Exhibition. The Alphabet Throughout the Ages and in All Lands
(81 words)

Author

David Diringer.

Co-author

H. Freeman.

Imprint

London, United Kingdom, 1953. 82 pp., illustrations: 13 b&w, 26.1 × 19.5 cm. English.

Location

Staples Press (5–10 October 1953)

Description

The history of the alphabet and writing. Hebrew discussed on pp. 23 and 26. One Medieval Spanish Hebrew manuscript pictured on p. 25 (anthropomorphic colophon of the Kennicott Bible). No itemized listing.

main keywords

ALPHABET, HEBREW
HEBREW SCRIPT

minor keywords

Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Spain, 15th C
Joshua ibn Hayyim (scribe-artist)

Cite this page
“Staples Alphabet Exhibition. The Alphabet Throughout the Ages and in All Lands”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 01 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC0142>
First published online: 2019



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