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Kuhn-Ludewig, Maria. "Den Buchmarkt Um Die Besten Werke Bereichern": Auf Den Spuren Des Jiddischen Tomor-Verlags, Wilna, 1927-1939. Hannover: Laurentius Verlag, 1996. 78 P., Illus. (Kleine Historische Reihe, 7)., Dina Abramowicz May 2000

Kuhn-Ludewig, Maria. "Den Buchmarkt Um Die Besten Werke Bereichern": Auf Den Spuren Des Jiddischen Tomor-Verlags, Wilna, 1927-1939. Hannover: Laurentius Verlag, 1996. 78 P., Illus. (Kleine Historische Reihe, 7)., Dina Abramowicz

Judaica Librarianship

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Hebrew Codicology: An Introduction, David Kerschen May 2000

Hebrew Codicology: An Introduction, David Kerschen

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The codex or so-called manuscript book, the precursor to the printed book, thrived in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The task of the codicologist is to analyze and describe the physical features סf the codex, or in the words סf Professor Malachi Beit-Arie, Director of the Hebrew Paleography Project at the Jewish National University Library in Jerusalem, to conduct an "archaeological examination" of a codex so that it may be correctly localized and dated. This paper explains and illustrates the most prominent features of Hebrew codicology.


Climbing Benjacob's Ladder: An Evaluation Of Vinograd's Thesaurus Of The Hebrew Book, Roger S. Kohn Dec 1995

Climbing Benjacob's Ladder: An Evaluation Of Vinograd's Thesaurus Of The Hebrew Book, Roger S. Kohn

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The Thesaurus of the Hebrew Book, by Yeshayahu Vinograd, is reviewed in the context of both general bibliography and of general Hebraica bibliography. Significant contributions in Hebrew bibliography preceding the Thesaurus are discussed. After reviewing a previous work of Y. Vinograd, the author evaluates the Thesaurus from a bibliographer's perspective, using the criteria established by Louise-Noelle Malcles. The article concludes with a biographical note on Yeshayahu Vinograd.


Judaica Americana: An Annotated Bibliography Of Publications From 1960 To 1990, By Nathan M. Kaganoff. Preface By Jonathan D. Sarna. Brooklyn: Carlson Publishing, Inc., 1995. 2 Vols. Isbn 0-926019-75-9. $150, Robert Singerman Dec 1995

Judaica Americana: An Annotated Bibliography Of Publications From 1960 To 1990, By Nathan M. Kaganoff. Preface By Jonathan D. Sarna. Brooklyn: Carlson Publishing, Inc., 1995. 2 Vols. Isbn 0-926019-75-9. $150, Robert Singerman

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The Concise Dictionary Of American Jewish Biography. Jacob Rader Marcus, Editor; Judith M. Daniels, Associate Editor. Brooklyn, Ny: Carlson Publishing, 1994. 2 Vols. (711 Pp.) Isbn 0-926019-74-0. $200., Bella Hass Weinberg Dec 1995

The Concise Dictionary Of American Jewish Biography. Jacob Rader Marcus, Editor; Judith M. Daniels, Associate Editor. Brooklyn, Ny: Carlson Publishing, 1994. 2 Vols. (711 Pp.) Isbn 0-926019-74-0. $200., Bella Hass Weinberg

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