A Sign and a witness: 2,000 years of Hebrew books and illuminated manuscripts (Studies in Jewish history)

By: Gold, Leonard Singer, Ed.

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224 pp., 16 color plates, checklist of the exhibition, bibliography, glossary, contributors, index of illustrations. Light wear, cover curled, no markings, no spine creasing. Foreword by Vartan Gregorian. Introduction by Gold. Articles include "The Dead Sea Scrolls: Light on the Text and the Canon of the Bible," Frank Moore Cross; "How Hebrew Manuscripts are Made," Malachi Beit-Arie, "The Decoration of Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts," Evelyn M. Cohen; "The Hebrew Manuscript as a Source for the Study of History and Literature," Menahem Schmelzer; "The Hebrew Book in a Christian World," David B. Ruderman; "Publishing and the Rise of Modern Hebrew Literature," Michael W. Grunberger; "Text and Texture: Early Adventures in the Fourth Dimension," Chaim Potok, and several others. Size: 4to - -11.5 In.

Title: A Sign and a witness: 2,000 years of Hebrew books and illuminated manuscripts (Studies in Jewish history)

Author Name: Gold, Leonard Singer, Ed.

Categories: Spirituality, Art Catalogs, Books on Books,

Edition: First Edition.

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press/NY Public Library: 1988

ISBN Number: 0871044099

ISBN Number 13: 9780871044099

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good +

Type: Book

Seller ID: 010216

Keywords: BOOKS. MANUSCRIPTS. HEBREW. JEWISH. SCROLLS. ILLUMINATION.