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

Some Books of the People of the Book
(124 words)

Collection

Abraham J. Karp.

Imprint

Rochester, N.Y., USA, 1971. Booklet, 32 pp., no illustrations, 15.5 × 22.5 cm. English.

Location

University of Rochester Library (November–December 1971)

Description

Limited edition, 200 (unnumbered) copies.

Description

Rare Hebrew editions from the collection of Abraham J. Karp, displayed in commemoration of five hundred years of the Hebrew Book. Introduction by the collector. Chronological presentation of the material (16th–19th C), with additional sections on the Hebrew Book in Jerusalem, The Art of the Book, The Hebrew Book in America, and Broadsides. Emphasis on American and early Jerusalem material. 149 items.

main keywords

HEBREW PRINTING, UNITED STATES
JERUSALEM
PRINTED BOOKS
PRINTS
UNITED STATES

minor keywords

Aleph-Bet books/sheets
Bezalel Art School
Book bindings
Eretz Israel
Haggadot
Haggadot, Israeli
Hebrew printing
Hebrew printing, Jerusalem
Kabbalah
Maps, Holy Land
Mizrach
Prayers for the sovereign
Sukkah decorations

Cite this page
“Some Books of the People of the Book”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 03 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC0434>
First published online: 2019



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