|Translated title||Exotic Types. Book Printing in the Orient—the Orient in Printed Books|
|Author and Curator||
Berlin, Germany, 2006. 215 pp., illustrations: 137 col., 1 b&w, 26.8 × 21 cm. German.
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (7 April–10 June 2006)
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.
HEBREW PRINTING, ISTANBUL