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  Jewish Book-Plates (Ex Libris) [RARE]  

Author Habermann, A. M. [Haberman, Abraham Meir]
Place of Publication Safed, Israel
Publication Name Museum of Printing Art / Massada Publishing
Year ND [1972]
Language(s) Hebrew English
RARE book displaying a large collection of Jewish signatures and book-plates with an account of the development of the practice of recording owner`s names in books, from personal signatures to book-plates, by major authority in the field of Jewish bibliography and medieval Jewish poetry manuscripts. Abraham Meir Habermann taught medieval literature at Tel-Aviv University (from 1957, professor from 1969) and at the Graduate Library School of the Hebrew University, and was librarian at the Schocken Library in Berlin from 1928, and, after immigrating to Palestine in 1934, served as director of the Schocken Library in Jerusalem until 1967. Besides many studies in the field of medieval Hebrew poetry and bibliographical studies, he authored also `The History of the Hebrew Book: from Marks to Letters, from Scroll to Book` and `Title Pages of Hebrew Books`, both in Hebrew. This book contains an English introduction. 245x160mm. [XIX]+[121] pages. Hardcover with illustrated dust-jacket. Gilt lettering on spine. Jacket corners/hinges rubbed/worn. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare book on a fascinating subject by world-renowned authority on the history of Jewish book is in very good condition!
Price $106.06
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Catalog Index Number MA 13 04

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