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

Gutenberg and the Genesis of Printing
(131 words)

Author

H. George Fletcher.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1994. 28 pp., illustrations: 2 col., 10 b&w, 25 × 18 cm. English.

ISBN

9780875981024

Location

Pierpont Morgan Library (19 January–17 April 1994)

Description

An exhibition that chronicled the rise and spread of printing from movable type in the West during the latter half of the 15th C. Foreword by Charles E. Pierce, Jr. Essay by H. George Fletcher on: I. Incunabula, II. the Morgan Library’s Collection of Incunabula, and III. the Exhibition. 4 Hebrew examples from Soncino, Lisbon, Constantinople and Venice, listed under “Hebraica” (p. 28). Image of one of the decorative pages from the earliest complete printed Hebrew Bible (Soncino, 1488) on p. 13. Unnumbered checklist, according to region and language, with some exhibits listed in multiple categories. Circa 140 items.

main keywords

HEBREW PRINTING
INCUNABULA
PRINTED BOOKS

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“Gutenberg and the Genesis of Printing”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 24 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1310>
First published online: 2019



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